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Nigerian gold medalist, Paul Kehinde, is dead

Paul kehinde , one of Nigeria’s foremost Paraolympian and gold medalist , has been declared dead . The news about his death was announced yesterday on all social media platforms. The para - Olympian holds world records for different power lifting competitions, and is even the first Nigerian to receive a gold medal for power - lifting . Earlier this year , he was tested positive to doping , when carrying out the pre- competition tests for the Olympic Games held in Tokyo. Kehinde died five weeks after being issued a 30 - month ban by the Paralympic committee. According to sources , he died after a brief illness.

The 33 year old world champion was buried today in Epe , Lagos state . This was the same place where he was born . A lot of information is still unavailable as concerning his death , but they would soon be revealed .

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