Poland’s former boxing champion Kulej dies

July 14th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS  

Warsaw, July 14 (IANS) Poland’s Jerzy Kulej, a former double Olympic boxing champion, has died at the age of 71.

Kulej won a gold medal in the light welterweight at the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo and defended the title four years later in Mexico, reports Xinhua.

He was also a two-time European champion, winning the title in 1963 and 1965.

Kulej was in ill health since a heart attack in December last year.

– Indo-Asian News Service
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