Deon Lendore Car Accident: T&T Olympics bronze medalist, Deon Lendore killed in deadly road accident.
29-year-old Deon Lendore represented Trinidad and Tobago at three Olympic Games; London 2012, Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020.
He was also a World Championships silver medalist in the same event in 2015.
According to multiple reports, the Olympics medalist was involved in a deadly road accident in Texas, United States on Monday night. Unfortunately, Lendore succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash.
Trinidad & Tobago Football Association announced his passing as the association extends a heartfelt condolence via a post made on their official Facebook page.
“The TTFA extends deepest condolences to the family of 2012 Olympic Bronze medalist Deon Lendore as well as the Track and Field Fraternity following his death in a car accident.”
Trinidad and Tobago 400m sprinter Deon Lendore killed in a car crash in Texas.
2012 Olympic bronze medalist (4x400m) and 2015 World championship silver medalist (4x400m) pic.twitter.com/tbn59pfhw7
— Ato Boldon (@AtoBoldon) January 11, 2022
“It is with the greatest amount of sadness we post of the passimg of Trinidad and Tobago athlete Deon Lendore, the athlete died in a car crash in Texas. The former Olympic bronze medallist was only 29 at the time of his passing.
Our condolences to the friends and family of Deon.” – Track & Field Nerdz.
There are currently no details concerning the circumstances surrounding the crash. Kindly check back for a detailed story.