Yuri Sedykh, hammer world record holder, dies at 66
By Editor - Tue Sep 14, 6:32 am
Yuri Sedykh, a two-time Olympic champion in the hammer throw whose world record from 1986 still stands, has died. The Russian track and field federation said Sedykh died early Tuesday following a heart attack. “Deeply mourn the loss of Yuriy Sedykh,” World Athletics senior vice president and pole vault great Sergei Bubka wrote on Twitter.
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