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Maigonis Valdmanis (September 8, 1933 – October 30, 1999) was a Latvian basketball player. He was born in Riga.

Maigonis Valdmanis
Maigonis Valdmanis (1933).jpg
Maigonis Valdmanis in 1933
Personal information
BornSeptember 8, 1933
Riga, Latvia
DiedOctober 30, 1999(1999-10-30) (aged 66)
Roja, Latvia
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight165 lb (75 kg)

He played for ASK Riga and won three Euroleague titles (1958, 1959, 1960) and four Soviet national league championships (1955, 1956, 1957, 1958).

Playing for the USSR national basketball team Maigonis Valdmanis won three gold medals at Eurobasket 1957, Eurobasket 1959, Eurobasket 1961, and silver medals at the 1952, 1956 and 1960 Olympic Games.[1]

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  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Maigonis Valdmanis Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 15 June 2018.

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