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Olympic sprinter Alex Quiñónez, 32, fatally shot in Ecuador

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Ecuadorian Olympic sprinter Alex Quiñónez was fatally shot Friday in the port city of Guayaquil. The death of the 32-year-old was confirmed by the Ecuadorian Olympic Committee and the Ecuadorian Athletics Federation. “The surprising departure of the bronze medalist of the last World Athletics World Cup [in Doha, Qatar in 2019] leaves a deep pain, but his legacy as the greatest sprinter in our history will forever remain in our hearts,” the committee tweeted Saturday morning. According to the Ecuadorian newspaper El Universo, Quiñónez was shot Friday night under circumstances that “have not yet…

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