Jordi Llopart (1952-2020) passed away on 11 November 2020 from a heart attack.
In 1978 European Championships, he won the gold medal in the 50 km of Race Walking.
In 1980 Olympic Games, he also won the silver medal in the 20 km Race Walking.
In 1990s, Llopart continued as a coach.
In 2010s, Jordi Llopart founded Fit Walking in Spain.
In 2020, he's died in poverty, without financial aid and with alcohol problems.
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