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:ITA Carla Marangoni has died at age 102. She was the oldest living Olympic medallist (silver medal in gymnastics in 1928)

 

http://www.gazzetta.it/Sport-Vari/Ginnastica/19-01-2018/ginnastica-addio-carla-marangoni-102-anni-medaglia-olimpica-piu-antica-2401010803899.shtml

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:ITA Carla Marangoni - Gymnastics - 1928 Olympics(!)- Died 18 January

Olympic silver medallist. Last survivor of Amsterdam Olympics. Was oldest living Olympic medallist and lived 89 years after her Olympic appearance

 

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:USA Charles Davis - Shooting - 1972 Olympics - Died 10 January

:POL Jerzy Gros - Athletics - 1976 Olympics - Died 17 January

:CAN Eric Luoma - XC Skiing - 1964 Olympics - Died 16 January

:NED John Pierik - Shooting - 1980/1984 Olympics - Died 14 January

:NED Rody Rijnders - Rowing - 1968 Olympics - Died 15 January

Olympic silver medallist

:GRE Aristidis Robianis - Athletics and Basketball - 1952 Olympics - Died 13 January

:POL Wojtech Rydz - Rowing - 1952 Olympics - Died 8 January

 

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Other kind of Olympians...

 

:USA Foltaire (horse) - Equestrian - 2000 Olympics (bronze medal) - Died 27 January 2018

http://www.eurodressage.com/2018/01/31/former-us-olympic-team-horse-foltaire-passed-away

 

http://www.eurodressage.com/sites/default/files/styles/max_325x325/public/database-story-thumb/2018-01/00_badhonnef_seidel_foltaire_02.jpg?itok=tYPOdwWN

All King Victor Emmanuel's Show Horses Can Make Really Beautiful People Fall

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