Deaths in Sport in June 1969

  • Jun 1 Ivar Ballangrud, Norwegian ice skater (3 golds 1936 Winter Olympics), dies at 65
  • Jun 21 Maureen Connolly, American tennis player (1st woman Grand Slam 1953), dies of ovarian cancer at 34
  • Jun 23 Volmari Iso-Hollo, Finnish athlete (Olympic gold 3,000m steeplechase 1936), dies at 62
  • Jun 23 Charles Hollis "Chuck" Taylor, American basketball player and shoe salesman, dies of a heart attack at 67