James Farkas

 

 

Age: 75

 

Summary: member of the Hungarian Olympic gymnastic team who defected to Germany in 1953 and later came to the U.S. where he became the longtime gymnastics coach for the Milwaukee Turners, and who founded the United States Gymnastics Federation.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart attack

 

Born: June 20, 1928

 

Died: September 5, 2003

 

Location: Hales Corners, Wisconsin