Here we are sharing a bad news with you that the world has lost another talented Athlete. Germaine Mason, a British Athlete has passed away in a motorcycle accident in Jamaica, he was just 34 years old. Upon returning from a soca party he was riding his motorbike when he crashed. In year 2008, Germaine Mason won a silver medal in Olympics for high jump. Germaine Mason was riding at the front of a convey with various competitors, including Usain Bolt and Michael Frater who was the world championship 100m silver medallist, as well as the previous Bolton safeguard Ricardo Gardner, when he failed to keep a grip on his bicycle on the Palisadoes main road in Kingston. As per some reports Germaine was trying to avoid a vehicle that had lost control on the other side of the road. He was pronounced dead on the spot.
Germaine Mason was born on 20 January, 1983. He was a Jamaican-born track and field athlete competing in high jump. He exchanged sporting allegiance, and afterward addressed Great Britain in year 2008. As a Great Britain competitor, he won the Gold Medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Guy Germaine Cause of Death?
Mason won silver and bronze awards at the World Junior Championships in 2000 and 2002 separately, the last occasion held in his old neighborhood of Kingston. His first medal at senior level came at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, when he won a gold award, having accomplished an individual best leap of 2.34 meters.
He completed fifth at the World Championships that very year. He was qualified to address Great Britain because his father David was born in London. Mason’s mom convinced him to switch devotion, and Mason’s adjustment of identity was sanctioned by athletics’ overseeing body, the IAAF, in 2006.
How Did Guy Germaine Die?
In a given Statment the chief executive of UK Athletics, Niels de Vos said “Our staff and colleagues who worked with Germaine are naturally saddened to hear this awful news. Our deepest sympathies go to Germaine’s friends, family and the athletics community at this difficult time.”
The Senior High Jump coach at British Athletics, Fuzz Cann who was also worked closely with Germaine at the time of his Olympic success said “Germaine was an outstanding athlete and a truly lovely man. He had a wry sense of humour and was a pleasure to be around. He was a great ambassador of British high jumping. It is an honour for us to have him as part of our sporting history.”