Osvaldo Suárez

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Suárez in 1972

Juan Osvaldo Roberto Suárez (March 17, 1934 – 16 February 2018)[1] was a long-distance runner. He was born in Buenos Aires.

Suárez won four gold medals at the Pan American Games. He was punished by the Revolución Libertadora (The Liberating Revolution) and blamed for receiving favors to travel, so he could not be at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.

After that, he represented his native country at two Summer Olympics, in 1960 and 1964. After retiring from his running career, he became a professional athletics coach.

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