- Born:29 August 1940
- Passed away:14 February 2015 (74 years)
Wim Ruska was the 1972 double Olympic Champion of Munich. The strong Dutchman was one of the most legendary fighters. He was 7 times European Champion 1966-1972 and won 3 World medals, World champion in 1967 and 1971. Although he was younger, Anton Geesink was his rival. Ruska passed away in 2015.