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Abel Laudonio

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Men’s Boxing
Bronze 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. 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. In 2009, he suffered a stroke. Laudonio died in Buenos Aires, Argentina from a stroke, aged 75.


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