As patron of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee, Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, extends heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and fellow athletes of Deon Lendore. It can be said that Mr. Lendore has fought the good fight and finished the race. It is up to us now to keep the faith by honouring and emulating his sterling achievements. Deon, a grateful, grieving nation wishes you eternal peace.

Photograph courtesy the TTOC.