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Posted Oct. 24, 2012, at 9:43 p.m.

Jeff Blatnick, 1984 gold medal wrestler, dies SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Jeff Blatnick, who overcame cancer to win a gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling at the 1984 Summer Olympics, has died in New York state at age 55. Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, N.Y., said Wednesday that he died there of heart …

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