Angela Nemeth

 

 

 

Age: 68

 

Summary: Hungarian champion javelin thrower who was only 22-years-old when she won the gold medal in competing for her native country at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico with a throw of 60.36 metres, and who was also named Hungarian Sportswoman of The Year in 1968 and 1969 after having won the Olympic title in 1968 and the European title in 1969.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

 

Born: February 18, 1946

 

Died: August 5, 2014

 

Location: Budapest, Hungary