Juan Antonio Samaranch

Former world heavyweight boxing champion and 1960 Olympic gold medalist <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB000060" title="Psy (entertainer)" href="/topic/entertainment/psy-%28entertainer%29-PECLB000060.topic">Muhammad Ali</a> is congratulated by <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="15058001" title="International Olympic Committee" href="/topic/sports/olympics/international-olympic-committee-15058001.topic">International Olympic Committee</a> President Juan Antonio Samaranch after receiving a replacement gold medal for his 1960 victory. Ali had thrown the original medal into the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLTRA0000045" title="Ohio River" href="/topic/environmental-issues/natural-resources/rivers/ohio-river-PLTRA0000045.topic">Ohio River</a> when he was  criticized for not fighting in Vietnam.
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( Tim Clary / AFP/Getty Images / August 3, 1996 )

Former world heavyweight boxing champion and 1960 Olympic gold medalist Muhammad Ali is congratulated by International Olympic Committee President Juan Antonio Samaranch after receiving a replacement gold medal for his 1960 victory. Ali had thrown the original medal into the Ohio River when he was criticized for not fighting in Vietnam.
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