Nikolai Andrianov

 

 

Age: 58

 

Summary: Russian gymnast whose 15 medals that won over three Olympics beginning in 1972 made him the second-most decorated male athlete in Olympic history, but who had suffered for years from a degenerative neurological disorder that had robbed him of his ability to speak and to move his arms and legs.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from multiple system atrophy

 

Born: October 14, 1952

 

Died: March 21, 2011

 

Location: Vladimir, Russia