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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian Francisco Bielma

FRANCISCO BIELMA 1938 – 2015 (AKA: Frankie, "Mi Negro" "the BOXER") Francisco Bielma born in Ventura, CA in 1938, the son of Manuela Nellie Robles and Louis Acosta Bielma, passed away on August 21, 2015 at the age of 76. He was the eldest of 8 brothers and 1 sister (Louis, Ronald, Ruben, Eloise, Bernardo, George, Rodrigo, and Johnny). In 1952, his parents moved to Wilmington, CA seeking better employment and a better life. His father, a former boxer, worked as a longshoreman...
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