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Lee Evans Death – How did Lee Evans die? – cause of death – dead : obituary – tributes

Lee Evans Cause of death – What happened?

  • Date of death: May 19, 2021
  • Death Age: 74-year-old
  • Cause of Death : stroke

Lee Evans, the record-setting sprinter who wore a black beret in a sign of protest at the 1968 Olympics has died.

Lee Evans, the record-setting sprinter who wore a black beret in a sign of protest at the 1968 Olympics then went onto a life of humanitarian work in support of social justice, died Wednesday. He was 74.

USA Track and Field confirmed Evans’ death. The San Jose Mercury News reported that Evans’ family had started a fundraiser in hopes of bringing him back to the U.S. from Nigeria, where he coached track, to receive medical care after he suffered a stroke last week.

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