Health / Sport

Italian climber with one leg falls to his death

Oliviero Bellinzani.

Oliviero Bellinzani, an 59-year-old Italian climber with one leg also known as “the Winged Man” , died on Friday after a fall. He was climbing on the Lepontine Alps in Switzerland.

Mr Bellinzani had lost his leg in a car crash in 1977.

His sport feats were widely publicized on the Net and on the social networks.

Mr Bellinzani’s death was confirmed by the Italian Alps Club.

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