Abel Laudonio

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Abel Laudonio
Abel Laudonio-1964.jpg
Medal record
Men’s Boxing
Bronze medal – third place 1960 Rome Lightweight

Abel Ricardo Laudonio (30 August 1938 – 12 August 2014) was an Argentine boxer. He competed in the Lightweight division during his career as an beginner.[1] Laudonio won a Lightweight Bronze Medal at the 1960 Rome Olympic Games as a Member of the Argentine Olympic Team.

Laudonio turned pro in 1961 and challenged Nicolino Locche for the South American lightweight title, but lost a decision.

In 2004, Laudonio was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.[2] In 2009, he suffered a stroke.[2] Laudonio died in Buenos Aires, Argentina from a stroke, aged 75.[3]

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  1. Carlos Arbía. "Murió el ex campeón olímpico de boxeo Abel Laudonio". Infobae. Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Olympic boxer Abel Laudonio dies at 75". Buenos Aires Herald.com. August 12, 2014. Retrieved August 23, 2014.
  3. "Murió el ex campeón olímpico de boxeo Abel Laudonio". Infobae.com. Retrieved 2014-08-14.

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