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Perrie Mans dead aged 82: Cause of Death

BY Salman Ahmed Sep 13, 2023. 11:07 pm UPDATED: Sep 13, 2023. 11:07 pm

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PERRIE MANS died at the age of 82, and many fans paid their respects to the snooker star.

The South African followed in the footsteps of his father, Peter, and became a professional snooker player.The former world No. 2 was noted for his long, powerful shots and stylish waistcoats.

Mans won the 1979 Masters after defeating Northern Irish phenom Alex Higgins 8-4 in the final at London’s Wembley Conference Centre.

Mans’ other career highlight was finishing runner-up in the 1978 World Championship after losing 18-25 to Ray Reardon at the Crucible.

Fans took to social media to express their condolences to the snooker legend.

TV star Richard Osman led tributes, tweeting: “82. Leaving his opponents needing snookers, as so often. Sad news, I saw him play on my very first visit to The Crucible.”

One fan Tweeted: “Sad news R.I.P Perrie ❤️.”

A second commented: “A very sad loss in the snooker world. The 1978 World Championship runner-up and 1979 Masters champion has passed away at the age of 82. RIP Perrie Mans.”

A third wrote: “Sad to hear of the death of Perrie Mans, the 1978 World Snooker Championship runner-up.

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“One of two Crucible finalists I sadly never got to meet – RIP Perrie.”

Another said: “Sad to hear that Perrie Mans has passed away. He famously won the 1979 Masters with just a high break of 48.

“He also reached the 1978 World Snooker Championship final! RIP Perrie!”

A fifth added: “RIP Perrie Mans. ????????.”

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