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Patrick Sercu (74) of Belgium, Olympic time trial champion in 1964, but arguably more impressive: winner of 88 (!!) Six Day Races. 

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Not an Olympian, but :USA Gabriele Grunewald who represented the US at the 2014 World Indoor Championships died of cancer at 33 years old yesterday.

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He was only a Youth Olympian :cry:

 

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“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair” - Nelson Mandela

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Not a great month for Iran: 

I couldn’t find any articles saying what happened, maybe @MHSN can help me out here?


“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair” - Nelson Mandela

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Vukica Mitic, basketball

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1984 boxing olympic champion Pernell Whitaker has died in trafic accident.

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1988 Jamaican Bobsleigh Coach died recently :cry:

 


“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair” - Nelson Mandela

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