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Crowds bid farewell to Cuban boxing hero Teofilo Stevenson

Former heavyweight boxing champion Teofilo Stevenson, one of Cuba's greatest sporting heroes, has been buried in the capital, Havana.

Friends, family and other sportsmen at the wake paid tribute to the boxer, who won three Olympic gold medals, and spoke of their shock at the news of his death at the age of 60.

State media said Stevenson had suffered a heart attack.

The BBC's Sarah Rainsford reports from Havana.

  • 13 Jun 2012