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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 Vasilios Koubaroulis

Koubaroulis, Vasilios Oct. 30, 1943 - Feb. 28, 2015 Vasilios Koubaroulis, 71, of Bradenton, Florida passed away on February, 28, 2015, from pancreatic cancer. Vasilios was born on October 30, 1943 in Gastouni, Greece, during WWII, to Ioannis and Zothoxospigi Koubaroulis. Vasilios was a high school athlete who was chosen to run the torch for his village in the 1960 Olympic Games. As a young man, he served in the coast guard in Pireus, Greece. He later studied at the America Language...
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