The tennis player Althea Gibson passed away at age 76, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Althea Gibson and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Late tennis star who became the first African American woman to win Wimbledon in 1957.
She got married to Sydney Llewellyn in 1983, after ending an 11-year marriage with William Darben in 1976.
How did Althea Gibson die?
Althea Gibson's death was caused by urinary tract infections (utis).
|Cause of death||Urinary Tract Infections (utis)|
|Age of death||76 years|
|Birthday||August 25, 1927|
|Death date||September 28, 2003|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Quotes by Althea Gibson
Being champion is all well and good, but you can’t eat a crown.Althea Gibson
In the field of sports you are more or less accepted for what you do rather than what you are.Althea Gibson
I don’t want to be put on a pedestal. I just want to be reasonably successful and live a normal life with all the conveniences to make it so.Althea Gibson
I always wanted to be somebody. If I made it, it’s half because I was game enough to take a lot of punishment along the way and half because there were a lot of people who cared enough to help me.Althea Gibson
In sports, you simply aren’t considered a real champion until you have defended your title successfully. Winning it once can be a fluke; winning it twice proves you are the best.Althea Gibson