Leon Stukelj

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Birthday
12, 1898
Birthplace
Slovenia
Death Date
Nov 8, 1999 (100)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
12, 1898
Birthplace
Slovenia
Death Date
Nov 8, 1999 (100)

About

Yugoslav gymnast who won three Olympic gold medals, winning the all-around, horizontal bar, and rings events.

Before Fame

He competed in his first Olympics in 1924 where he took gold in the horizontal bar and all around gymnastics events.

Trivia

He turned 100 years old in 1998 and his birthday was a major celebration in Slovenia.

Family Life

He was married to his wife Lidija for 65 years and the couple had two children.

Associated With

He won three medals in the 1928 Olympics where swimmer Johnny Weissmuller took home two gold medals.