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Oldest champion at "Rio 2016" revealed

Argentine athlete was diagnosed with lung cancer last year

Baku. 17 August. REPORT.AZ/ Argentine sailor Santiago Lange clinched an extraordinary gold medal a year after losing a part of his lung to cancer.

Report informs, the 54-year-old also became the oldest medalist at the Rio 2016 Olympics as he and partner Cecilia Carranza Saroli won the Nacra 17 mixed category.

Already a two-time bronze medallist in the discontinued Tornado catamaran class, Santiago was the most popular guy in the competition.

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