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Ex-Olympic champion, Lee Evans dies at 74 in Abeokuta

Lee Evans

Former American sprinter, Lee Evans, is dead.

Former Green Eagles captain, Segun Odegbami, who is a close friend of the 1968 Olympic 400m champion, confirmed his death on a WhatsApp platform, Family United By Sports Wednesday night.

Evans suffered a stroke last week in Abeokuta, Ogun State, and has been on life support at the Babcock University Teaching Hospital, Ilishan-Remo.

Odegbami wrote: “For my brother and friend, Lee Edward Evans – it is sunset!”