Tributes pour in as Olympian Deon Lendore dies in car accident at 29

London Olympics 2012 bronze medalist and Trinidad and Tobago's Lendore passes away in Texas

By Web Desk
January 12, 2022
Deon Lendore.  Photo Source: Twitter

Tributes on Twitter continue to pour in over the sad demise of Trinidad and Tobago's Olympian and 400 meters sprinter Deon Lendore, who passed away in a car accident in Texas, at the age of just 29.

Lendore, competed in several championships in his career, with his major achievement being the bronze medal in the 2012 London Olympics. 

Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee president Brian Lewis said of the news: "Words cannot adequately express our sadness at the devastating and untimely loss of three-time Olympian and Olympic and World Championship bronze medalist Deon Lendore who has been an inspiration and motivation to us all both on and off the track."

He added: "Deon has flown the Trinidad and Tobago flag with pride, honor, patriotism, and an indomitable will throughout his career while helping and inspiring many."

Lendore, whose shocking demise has left the sporting world in utter shock and disbelief, as they continue to condole his death.  

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