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Olympic boxer Abel Laudonio dies at 75

Abel Ricardo Laudonio.
Abel Ricardo Laudonio.
Abel Ricardo Laudonio.

Argentine Olympic medallist and national lightweight boxing champion Abel Laudonio died at 75 today, his wife Nora Mabel Bello confirmed.

A wake for his remains will be held today at 5 p.m. in Jardín de Paz cemetery in Pilar, Buenos Aires Province.

Laudonio, born in Buenos Aires City on August, 30 1938, won a bronze medal at the 1960 Rome Olympic Games as a Member of the Argentine Olympic Team and was Argentine lightweight champion.

He became known for challenging several times iconic boxer Nicolino Locche in the early 60s, before retiring in 1965.

The lightweight had been diagnosed with Alzheimer in 2004, and his health condition deteriorated in 2009 when he suffered a stroke.

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