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Leon Stukelj1997

Leon Stukelj - Slovenia

Leon Stukelj

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Leon Stakelj, Class of 1997, International Gymnastics Hall of Fame

LEON STUKELJ is inducted with the honor of being the oldest living Olympic gold medalist. At the time of his induction, Mr. Stukelj was 98 years young.

As a member of the Slovenian team, he won two gold medals at the Amsterdam Olympics. He also has silver medal on rings at the Berlin Olympics at the age of 37.

He won a total of 17 medals at the World and Olympic championships, eight of them gold. In 1988, he was awarded the Olympic Order by IOC President J. A. Samaranch and is one of only two honorary members of the Olympic Committee.

1922 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - Eighth place, All-Around

1924 OLYMPIC GAMES
Gold Medalist & Olympic Champion:
- All-Around
- High Bar

1926 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Gold Medalist & World Champion:
- High Bar
- Rings

1928 OLYMPIC GAMES
Gold Medalist & Olympic Champion:
- Rings
Bronze Medalist:
- All-Around

1932 Olympic Team Member

1936 OLYMPIC GAMES - Silver Medalist: - Rings

1988 Awarded the Olympic Order

1997 Inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame

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