Death: Legendary figure skater Karol Divín has died, what happened? Karol Divn, a legendary figure skater, died after a protracted illness. He was 86 years old and a 1960 Winter Olympics silver medalist. In December 2015, Karol Divn was photographed. The death is documented on the Czech Olympic Committee’s website.
In the company of his wife Mirka, the two-time European champion and runner-up world champion was designated a sports legend during a pre-Christmas gala evening of Slovakian sport in 2015.
According to newsbeezer.com, His grandmother originated in Slovakia, his father in Hungary, and his mother in Pilsen. He was born in Budapest but grew up in Bratislava, where he played sports.
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In his showcase, he won eleven medals in the top events. In 1958, in the European Championships in Bratislava, he earned his first gold medal. He defended it in Davos a year later. In a December 2015 interview, he stated that defending himself was no easier.
“Because I was in better shape, I drove better.” In Bratislava, I had the flu and wasn’t in the best of health. My best performance, though, came in Vienna in 1957. “I should have won there, but I came in second,” said the winner.