BREAKING NEWS: Qatar Olympic team announce sprinter Abdalelah Haroun, 24, has died… with 2017 World Athletics Championships bronze medallist ‘passing away in car crash’
Qatar’s Olympic team have confirmed that sprinter Abdalelah Haroun has died at the age of 24.
Haroun won the 400m bronze medal at the 2017 World Athletics Championships, and reports from News18 suggest he passed away in a car crash.
Qatar’s team posted a message on Twitter saying: ‘Team #Qatar sprinter and world 400m bronze medalist Abdalelah Haroun died today.’
The track and field sprinter held the Asian indoor record having become the champion in 2015.
More to follow