Waldemar Baszanowski dies
WARSAW, Poland -- Poland's weightlifting authorities say former Olympic and world champion weightlifter Waldemar Baszanowski has died at the age of 75 after a long illness.
Polish Weightlifting Association spokesman Jacek Korczak-Mleczko said Friday that Baszanowski died in a Warsaw hospital early that day, following a medical procedure.
Baszanowski was lightweight Olympic champion in 1964 and 1968 and world champion in 1961, 1964, 1965, 1968 and 1969.
He served as president ...
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