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Olympic canoeist Gert Fredriksson, July 5

Olympic canoeist Gert Fredriksson, July 5 Gert Fredriksson, the most successful male canoeist in Olympic history with six gold medals in four games, died at a hospital in his hometown of Nykoping, Sweden, on Wednesday, July 5, 2006 after a long battle with cancer. He was 86. Fredriksson won his... AP/ Scanpix Sweden, Ingemar Berling, file
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