Rudolf Mang

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Mang in the 1970s

Rudolf Mang (17 June 1950 – 12 March 2018) was a German heavyweight weightlifter. He was born in Bellenberg, Germany. He competed at the 1968 and 1972 Olympics and placed fifth and second, respectively.[1]

Between 1971 and 1972 he won four more medals at the world and European championships and set two world records: one in the snatch and one in the press.[1][2]

Mang died in Berlin on 12 March 2018 of a heart attack at the age of 67.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Rudolf Mang". sports-reference. Retrieved 23 June 2012.
  2. Rudolf Mang. chidlovski.net
  3. "Der "Bär von Bellenberg": Gewichtheber-Legende Rudolf Mang ist tot". Augsburger Allgemeine (in German). 2018-03-13. Retrieved 2018-03-14.