Olympic Champion Yuri Vlasov passed away
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Olympic Champion Yuri Vlasov passed away

Olympic Champion Yuri Vlasov passed away

  • 16 Feb, 2021

We regret to inform you that on February 13, 2021,  in the morning, at the 86th year of life, 

Olympic Champion Yuri Petrovich Vlasov passed away... 

This is a great loss for Soviet and Russian and world sports. 

Eternal memory to the great athlete, writer and legendary person with an active life position. 

Approximately, according to the first information from the daughter of Irina, the farewell to Yuri Petrovich Vlasov 

will be organized on Tuesday 16.02. in the Church of the Botkin Hospital in Moscow. 

The time is being specified... 

The death of Yuri Petrovich was sudden and unexpected for all members of his family and relatives. 

A year ago, he underwent surgery and underwent recovery. 

"He was cheerful and did not get sick for this year. 

He constantly did morning exercises, kept his muscles and body toned and in good shape. 

It's just that today this hour has come for this great man... " 

- said his daughter Irina. 

We remember, we grieve...


Source: Tex above was received from Russian Weightlifting Federation