"We have lost a tremendous athlete, our country one of its better sons"
NAAATT joins with the national community in mourning the unexpected and tragic passing of one its top athletes Mr. Deon Lendore. The news of Lendore's death in a vehicular accident in Texas late on Monday has sent shockwaves across the fraternity. Despite his young age (29); he has been a regular on national teams for the past 14 years. He was an excellent quarter-miler who has contributed significantly to the country's overall medal tally in both the individual 400m event and as part of the 4X400m relay team...
1. Lendore sharing a lighter moment with colleagues just before the 4X400m
Final – Tokyo Olympics
2. Lendore and other team members preparing for the 4X400m Final – Tokyo
NAAATT on Saturday, 2022 January 08 hosted the first in a series of Education Webinars tagetted to key stakeholders in the sport of athletics. Saturday's exercise focussed on the newly introduced changes to World Athletics (formerly IAAF) Competition Rules. Some of the changes directly impact the popular events (sprints, middle-distance, hurdles, jumps and throws) in which Trinidad and Tobago is often represented at major international meets...
Caption: John Andalcio in company with legendary American athlete, John Carlos, at the World Junior Championships in Cali, Colombia