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Olympic medalist Deon Lendore killed in car crash in Texas at age 29

  • The sprinter Deon Lendore used to be killed in a vehicle crash in Texas, his Olympic committee said.
  • He competed in 2012, 2016, and 2020 Olympics, prevailing bronze in 2012.

Olympic sprinter Deon Lendore used to be killed in a vehicle crash in Texas on Monday. He was once 29 years old.

Lendore competed for Trinidad and Tobago at 2012, 2016, and 2020 Olympics. He received a bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics in the 4x400 meters race.

The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee validated his dying in an announcement on Tuesday.

Pat Henry, his instruct at Texas A&M University, stated Lendore had been on his way domestic from volunteering as an assistant trainer at the university, KBTX News three reported.

"Words can't safely categorical our disappointment at the devastating and premature loss of 3x Olympian and Olympic and World Championship bronze medalist Deon Lendore who has been a concept and motivation to us all each on and off the track," the committee tweeted.

The sports activities manufacturer Puma, which backed Lendore, stated it used to be saddened through his passing.

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