Sprinter Alex Quiñónez has been killed in his residence nation of Ecuador. The 32-year-old, who finished third in the 200m on the World Athletics Championships in Doha two years in the past, was reportedly shot dead outdoors a purchasing centre in the port metropolis of Guayaquil on Friday evening, together with one other unnamed individual.
The Ecuadorian sports activities ministry introduced the information in a press release on its Twitter feed, saying: “Today we lost a great athlete, a person who made us dream, who made us excited. The National Police are at the scene and the authorities are conducting the corresponding investigations. He will forever remain in the hearts of all Ecuadorians.
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