Trinidad and Tobago’s Olympic and world 4x400m relay medallist Deon Lendore has been reported dead after an Auto crash in Texas. The 29-year-old Athlete was driving home after coaching at Texas A&M University when he had the accident.
Trinidad and Tobago’s Olympic Medallist Deon Lendore in an Auto crash
He helped his country to a bronze medal in London in 2012 and competed at the Rio and Tokyo Olympics. Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee w” wrote on Twitter about the death of the Athlete, saying: “He has been an inspiration and motivation to us all, both on and off the track.”
Commonwealth Games 100m champion Michelle-Lee Ahye was one of many athletes to pay tribute. She took to Twitter and wrote: “The hurt that I’m feeling right now. Fly high, babe. You will be missed.” Lendore also won relay silver at the World Championships in Beijing in 2015 and took individual bronze at the following year’s World Indoors in Portland, Oregon.