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Gay Olympic silver medalist has died

Gay Olympic silver medalist Mark Leduc has died at the age of 47. He won his Olympic medal for Canada in boxing in 1992. He was apparently found dead in a sauna, and the assumption is that he died of heat stroke: A strange way to go for someone who made his career knowing the ins and outs of a gym. But little about Leduc was conventional. He found his way to boxing while serving time in a penitentiary for armed robbery. He spent time later in life speaking on gay issues and to gay youth in particular.

Hat tips to Doug W and Enigma.