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Abel Laudonio

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Abel Laudonio

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. Archived from the original on August 13, 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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