Olympic javelin thrower dies in a motorcycle crash

A 26-year-antique Argentinian javelin thrower Braian Toledo has died after being concerned in a motorcycle accident, only five months earlier than he changed into because of competing on the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Toledo turned into killed in Marcos Paz, close to the capital Buenos Aires on Thursday, reviews The Daily Star.

“We have lost a wonderful person, our pricey Braian Toledo,” Gerardo Werthein, the president of the Argentine Olympic Committee, said in a statement. “He changed into a top-notch sportsman, humble, generous and continually supportive of others.”

Toledo”s first Olympic appearance got here in London in 2012 whilst he becomes just 18, in which he finished at the 30th spot.

Four years later in Brazil, he got here 10th as he stepped up his recreation for Rio Olympics.

In 2017, he won gold at the South American Championships.

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