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Mike Agostini

Trinidad and Tobago sprinter
Mike Agostini (1956)

Michael George Raymond "Mike" Agostini (23 January 1935 – 12 May 2016) was a Trinidadian track and field athlete. He was from Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.

In 1954, he became the first athlete from that country to take a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games when he won the 100 yards final in Vancouver, Canada, on 31 July. He competed in the 1956 Summer Olympics.

Agostini died on 12 May 2016 in Sydney, Australia from pancreatic cancer, aged 81.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Mike Hurst, David Tarbotton (12 May 2016). "Former champion sprinter Mike Agostini has died at the age of 81". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 17 May 2016.