Australian Paralympian Modra killed in traffic accident
5-time Paralympic gold medalist Kieran Modra dies at age 47 when his bike collides with car in city of Adelaide
Australia lost a premier gold medalist Paralympic athlete to a traffic accident on Wednesday.
"Paralympics Australia is deeply mourning the loss of legendary eight-time Paralympian Kieran Modra," the Australian Paralympic Committee said on its website.
It added that the five-time Paralympic gold medalist was killed when his bike collided with a car in Adelaide, in South Australia.
Modra, 47, a swimmer and cyclist, won five gold and five bronze medals in eight Paralympic Games.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.