Yumika Yokoyama facts for kids
Life and career
She played at the 2004 FIVB World Grand Prix. She wanted to play in the 2008 Summer Olympics. However, she died before the event.
She was diagnosed with cancer. She died of rhabdomyosarcoma on 17 April 2008, aged 21.
She wrote a book, Ashita mo mata ikite ikou (明日もまた生きていこう Ashita mo mata ikite ikou, lit. Let's live again tomorrow). It was adapted into a Japanese television drama in 2010.
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