RIP Manfred Wolke dead at 81: Boxing world mourns former Olympic championTHE GERMAN had been battling dementia for several years. But he's tragically lost his fight with the disease.

Former Olympic champion Manfred Wolke dead at 81

The boxing world is in mourning following the passing of former Olympic champion Manfred Wolke at the age of 81.

The German boxing legend had been battling dementia for several years before tragically losing his fight with the disease.

Wolke was a highly regarded figure in the boxing community, known for his incredible skill and determination in the ring. He achieved great success throughout his career, including winning a gold medal at the Olympics.

His death has left a void in the hearts of many, with tributes pouring in from fans, colleagues, and fellow athletes. Wolke’s contributions to the sport will not be forgotten, as his legacy lives on in the memories of those who knew and admired him.