|Born||May 15, 1936|
|Died||November 27, 1977 41)(aged|
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||203 lb (92 kg)|
| Representing |
Mart Laga (May 15, 1936 – November 27, 1977) was an Estonian basketball player who competed for the Soviet Union in the EuroBasket 1955 and EuroBasket 1957 events.
Estonians are a Finnic ethnic group native to Estonia who speak the Estonian language.
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