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Olympians Who Were Murdered

Athlete Gender Country Sport Notes
Frank Adams Male TTO ATH Died from gunshot wounds.
Jorge Agostini Male CUB FEN Murdered.
Isaac Barrientos Male PUR BOX Shot and killed.
William Bartholomae Male USA SAI Murdered.
Trevor Berbick Male JAM BOX Murdered.
François Bonlieu Male FRA ASK Eventually killed in a fight after an argument.
Chris Brathwaite Male TTO ATH Killed by a sniper at Oregon University.
Jack Brinck Male USA ROW Murdered.
Danie Burger Male RSA ATH Killed during a home invasion.
Wojciech Bursa Male POL SHO Murdered by Soviet NKWD.
Sol Butler Male USA ATH Murdered.
Jairo Calanche Male COL FTB Killed by a gunman at a public market.
Omar Cañas Male COL FTB Murdered, along with two other men and a woman, in an execution style killing linked to the drug trade.
José da Conceição Male BRA ATH Murdered.
Charles de Ligne Male BEL SSK Mudered by a killer hired by his wife.
Peter Dix Male IRL SAI A victim of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland
Abdelrahman El-Trabily Male EGY WRE Shot in the head during a march in support of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi.
Samuel Félix Male MEX MOP Shot in Lamont, California by and died from his injuries.
Ronnie Harris Male USA BOX Shot and killed in an apparent holdup attempt.
Noé Hernández Male MEX ATH Died 17 days after being shot in his head on 30 December 2012.
James Hewson Male USA ATH Murdered.
Tom Hicks Male USA BOB Murdered together with his wife during home invasion.
Gustavo Huet Male MEX SHO Killed by a drunk driver whilst working as a policeman.
Kira Ivanova Female URS FSK Found stabbed to death in her apartment.
Ji Yong-Ju Male KOR BOX Stabbed during a fight with his neighbor and died after five days of excessive bleeding.
Christina Johannpeter Female BRA EQU Shot and killed in her car when thieves attempted to steal her jewels.
Sergey Karamchakov Male URS WRE Murdered.
Elias Katz Male FIN ATH Killed by a sharpshooter.
Valter Külvet Male URS ATH Killed during a carjacking.
Grigorios Lambrakis Male GRE ATH Murdered.
Dave Laut Male USA ATH Shot by his wife, who claimed self-defense for spousal abuse.
Joseph Lazarus Male USA BOX In 1943 Lazarus was killed after mediating a street brawl between a client and two British merchant seamen. After everyone had shaken hands, one of the sailors punched Lazarus through a drugstore window. An artery in his thigh was severed, and he bled to death.
Matija Ljubek Male YUG CAN Shot by a relative due to family dispute.
Walter López Male HON FTB Shot by gangs at the border Mexico-Guatemala.
Sonja McCaskie Female GBR ASK Murdered.
Galo Miño Male ECU SHO Killed in a shootout with criminals while serving as Police Captain
Chechen-Ool Mongush Male RUS WRE Strangled with a whip and buried in a forest.
Henry Morshead Male GBR ALP Murdered by an unknown attacker whilst out riding.
Elena Murgoci Female ROU ATH Stabbed to death by her former partner.
Pedro Nolasco Male DOM BOX Murdered during a home invasion.
John Oladipo Oladitan Male NGR ATH Murdered by his chauffeur.
Jakkrit Panichpatikum Male THA SHO Shot and killed by motorcycle gunmen whilst driving his car.
Corinne Rey-Bellet Female SUI ASK Murdered by her husband.
Lázaro Rivas Male CUB WRE Stabbed to death
Gian Mario Roveraro Male ITA ATH Murdered after investigation into the collapse of the food and dairy conglomerate Parmalat. His body was chopped into pieces and found beneath a motorway bridge 30 km. from Parma.
Raatbek Sanatbayev Male KGZ WRE Shot and killed while campaigning for the Presidency of Kyrgyzstan.
Lucas Sang Male KEN ATH Stoned to death in the violent aftermath to the 2007 Kenyan presidential elections.
Dave Schultz Male USA WRE Shot and killed by his sponsor while in training for the 1996 Olympics.
Pritam Singh Sandhu Male KEN HOK Shot dead by robbers at his home in Nairobi, Kenya on 19 March 1999
Prithipal Singh Male IND HOK Assassinated by one of his students in the campus of the Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana, on 20 May 1982
Bud Smith Male USA BOX Shot and killed.
Marian Spojda Male POL FTB Murdered by the Soviet Army in the Katyn Massacre.
Abrar Hussain Syed Male PAK BOX Shot dead during sectarian violence in Baluchistan.
David Tarsey Male GBR DIV Shot dead together with his wife.
Artyom Teryan Male URS WRE Murdered following a domestic dispute.
Ingrid Visser Female NED VOL After going missing, she and her partner found dead, half-buried in an orchard 12 km from their home.
Stanis?awa Walasiewicz Female POL ATH Shot by muggers in a Cleveland parking lot.
Lorenzo Wright Male USA ATH Shot and killed by his wife.