Legendary boxer Teófilo Stevenson passed away at age 60
Havana, June 12, (RHC), -- Cuban boxing legend Teófilo Stevenson, the three-time Olympic heavyweight champion, has died from a heart attack at the age of 60.
Stevenson, born March 29, 1952, was considered by some to be the most accomplished amateur boxer in history.
The skilled boxer had obtained 301 wins out of the 321 bouts he performed during his 20 year-long boxing career, a feet that gained him recognition as being the best fighter in the world.
In 1980, he joined Hungarian boxer Lazlo Papp as the second to win gold at three separate Olympic Games, following his victory that year in the Moscow Olympics.
In his later years, Stevenson served as vice president of Cuba's boxing federation and at the island's national sports institute. He had two children.