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Al Oerter

AKA Alfred Adolf Oerter, Jr.

Born: 19-Sep-1936
Birthplace: Queens, NY
Died: 1-Oct-2007
Location of death: Fort Myers, FL
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Track and Field

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Four-time Olympic discus gold medalist

Sister: Marianne Boland
Wife: (two daughters)
Daughter: Crystiana Beardslee
Daughter: Gabrielle Oerter
Wife: Cathy Carroll (until his death)

    High School: Sewanhaka High School, New Hyde Park, NY
    University: BA Business, University of Kansas (1959)

    Olympic Gold Medal 1956 (discus)
    Olympic Gold Medal 1960 (discus)
    Olympic Gold Medal 1964 (discus)
    Olympic Gold Medal 1968 (discus)
    Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1976
    US Olympic Hall of Fame 1983 (charter member)
    Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame 2005
    Delta Tau Delta Fraternity

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