President of the TTOC, Brian Lewis, expressed similar sentiments
THE DEATH of Trinidad and Tobago Olympian, Deon Lendore, has been followed by tributes from all over the world, including from PUMA and the twin-island republic’s prime minister, Dr Keith Rowley.
Lendore died in a car accident in Texas, the news making the rounds on social media just before midnight on Monday.
Since then, Rowley, PUMA, the United States Embassy in Port of Spain, the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) and the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) have made public the respect the athlete held in the community and their respective commiserations with his family.
“We are so saddened to hear this shocking news. Our hearts go out to his family, friends and of course the National Association of Athletics Administrations of Trinidad and Tobago at this time of grief. His life was far too short, but it made a big impact on the peoples of the Caribbean and the world. He was an important member of the regional track and field family who brought glory to his native Trinidad and Tobago. We’ll always remember him,” said Garth Gayle, president of the JAAA.
President of the TTOC, Brian Lewis, expressed similar sentiments.
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