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Yosef Gutfreund

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Yosef Gutfreund

Person  Male  Born 20/12/1931  Died 6/9/1972

Wrestling coach. Born Yosef (or Yossef) Gutfreund in Romania. He was part of the Israeli team at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. He was awakened by Palestinian terrorists infiltrating the Olympic village, and warned his fellow colleagues, giving time for two of them to escape. He was later murdered, along with ten other members of the team.

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