Yuriy Sedykh Death – Obituary News: Double Olympian Gold medalist Yuriy Sedykh dies aged 66.
We are sad to report that two-time Olympic Champion, whose fantastic World record in Hammer Throw (86.74) for 35 years is stll not broken has passed away, according to the following statements posted on social media.
Deeply mourn the loss of Yuriy Sedykh…
— Sergey Bubka (@sergey_bubka) September 14, 2021
Sedykh won Gold at the 1976 and 1980 Olympics, but missed the 1984 Los Angeles Games because of a Soviet boycott.
He returned to win a silver medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympics and won a world title in 1991.
Sedykh threw a world record 86.74 meters at the European Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, a mark which still stands. .The Hindu Reported
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