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OLYMPIC REVIEW79 OBITUARIES Seh- Jik Park, who was President of the Organising Committee for the Seoul Games in 1988, has died at the age of 76. Seh- Jik Park played an important role in the organisation and success of the 1988 Games, firstly as Sports Minister, then as President of the Organising Committee. After the Games, he held various functions within the NOC until he became President of the Korean Veterans' Association in 2006. He was also a member of the National Assembly from 1992 to 2000 and Mayor of Seoul Metropolitan City from 1990 to 1992. SEH- JIKPARK PRESIDENT OF THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE FOR THE 1988 SEOUL OLYMPIC GAMES French Olympic snowboard champion Karine Ruby died on 29 May after a fall on the Mont Blanc massif. Aged 31, she won the first gold medal in the parallel giant slalom at the 1998 Winter Games in Nagano, then a silver medal four years later in Salt Lake City. During her sports career, Karine Ruby won six world championship titles, with 67 World Cup wins and 122 podium finishes. Karine Ruby ended her competition career after the 2006 Games in Turin to become a mountain guide. KARINE RUBY FRENCH SNOWBOARD OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALLIST FROM 1998 WINTER GAMES GODFREY RAMPLING Godfrey Rampling ( 2nd from right) died on 20 June at the age of 100. He was Britain's oldest Olympian and most famous for his spectacular second leg in overcoming an eight-metre deficit to the USA and handing over a two- metre lead to help Britain to the Olympic gold medal at 4x400m in 1936. He retired from the army as a lieutenant- colonel in 1958. His daughter is the film actress Charlotte Rampling. JOHN CALDWELL Olympic boxing legend and bronze medallist John Caldwell passed away at the age of 71. As an 18- year- old, he won a bronze medal in the flyweight division at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne. Five years later, he clinched the world bantamweight title after beating Frenchman Alphonse Halimi. NIKOLA STANCHEV Nikola Stanchev, the freestyle wrestler who became Bulgaria's first Olympic champion, has died aged 78. Stanchev won a gold medal in his 79- kilogramme weight division at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne. The same year he also won a silver medal at the World Championships in Istanbul. In his career, Stanchev won a total of 11 Bulgarian wrestling titles, eight in freestyle and three in the Greco- roman style.