Houston NCAA sprinting champ Cameron Burrell useless at age 26

HOUSTON (AP) — Former NCAA nationwide champion sprinter Cameron Burrell has died.

He was 26.

The College of Houston, the place he starred from 2013-2018, introduced his dying.

The college mentioned he died on Monday however didn’t present any particulars.

Leroy Burrell, Burrell’s father, launched a press release by the varsity.

“My household is extraordinarily saddened with the lack of our son, Cameron, final night time. We’re going by profound sorrow and ask that every one of our mates, prolonged College of Houston household, and the monitor and subject group within the U.S. and overseas permit us to assemble with our closest household and mates,” Leroy Burrell mentioned within the assertion. “We’re profoundly grief-stricken and thank everybody for the outpouring of prayers and help. We are going to ahead extra data when it’s obtainable.”

In response to the Related Press, Leroy Burrell is a former Olympic gold medal sprinter and coaches Houston’s monitor group.

Burrell received the nationwide title within the 100 meters in 2018 in Eugene, Oregon, and received a second nationwide title along with his group that season by working the anchor leg of the group’s 4×100-meter relay.

Alongside along with his father, Burrell is survived by his mom, Olympic gold medalist Michelle Finn-Burrell, and brothers Joshua and Jaden.

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