The world has lost Janis Luis from Lativa who died on Wednesday 29, 2020 at the age of 80.
Luis is regarded as one of the best Javelin throwers of all time. His record includes winning gold, silver and bronze medals in the Olympics. Also winning four European titles and setting two world records in a career that spanned 15 years.
In 2014, Luis was inducted into the World Athletics Hall of Fame.