Trinidad and Tobago’s athlete Deon Lendore died in a car accident in Texas on Tuesday (10 Jan).
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Ato Boldon, Trinidad and Tobago’s four-time Olympic Medalist, NBC Sports Analyst and Sprint Coach said, “Lendore killed in a car crash in Texas.”
Deon Lendore helped Trinidad and Tobago to the London 2012 Olympic Games 4x400m bronze medal. He was also a Beijing 2015 World Championship 4x400m silver medallist.
Lendore was 29 years old.
He posted on Instagram hours before his death.
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Jamaica’s middle-distance runner Natoya Goule commented: “I’m in total shock Deon. You broke my heart.”
American Darrell Hill said: “RIP Champ. Thank you for all the laughs and good vibes man.”
Literally one of the most humble, funniest, go getters I’ve ever seen. I’m blessed to have witnessed you as a teammate. Rest well Deon @deonlendore
— Coach Stewart (@CoachKStewTF) January 11, 2022
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