Choi Yun-chil is confirmed dead at the age of 92.

Forever in ours heart Choi Yun-chil will be. Such an amazing life.
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What did Choi Yun-chil do?
Choi was best known as a South Korean Olympic long-distance runner (1948).
How did Choi Yun-chil die?
Choi Yun-chil's death was likely due to a broken heart.
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Choi Yun-chil
Choi Yun-chil
Personal information
BornJuly 19, 1928 (1928-07-19) (age 92)
Dancheon, Japanese Korea (now North Korea)
Sport
CountrySouth Korea
Sportrunning
Event(s)marathon
Korean name
Hangul
최윤칠
Hanja
崔崙七
Revised RomanizationChoe Yunchil
McCune–ReischauerCh'oe Ryunch'il
Achievements and titles
National finalsTwo-time champion
Olympic finals1948 (DNF), 1952(4th)