T&T Olympic medallist Deon Lendore dies

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    (Photo credit: Deon Kristofer Lendore on Instagram)

    T&T Olympic bronze medallist, Deon Lendore, has died.

    Sending condolences, the T&T Olympic Committee says the three-time Olympian has been an inspiration on and off the track.

    According to reports, the 29-year-old runner was involved in a car crash in Texas.

    Lendore, who is from Arima, won his Olympic bronze in the 4×400-metre relay in London.

    He also won a World Championship silver and a World Indoor Championship bronze for the same event.

    Lendore further won bronze in the 400-metre event twice at the World Indoor Championship.