NICHOLAS BETT, FORMER WORLD 400M HURDLES CHAMPION, DIES AGED 28

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Former world 400m hurdles champion Nicholas Bett has died aged 28, following a car crash in Kenya.

 

The athlete died at the scene in Nandi County after the car he was driving veered off the road and landed in a ditch on Wednesday morning, local papers reported.

 

Bett made history at the 2015 Beijing World Championships when he became the first Kenyan to win a world championship gold medal at a distance shorter than 800m.

 

Nandi Police Commander Patrick Wambani confirmed his death.

 

He said the athlete hit a bump before losing control of his car near Lessos.

 

 

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