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    Les Laing has died at age 95 although all we know is February 2021. Gold medalist for Jamaica in 1952 Olympic 4x400 relay. 6 medals at Central American and Caribbean Games including 3 gold medals, with one individual gold in 1954 200 metres. Competed at both 1948 and 1952 Olympics.

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    He was part of the group at the vanguard of the Jamaican juggernaut. RIP.

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    • #3
      Nice obit in today's Jamaica Observer linked in the headline section of the home page.

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      • #4
        Also worth mentioning that he was a finalist in the Olympic 200 in 1952. Finished 5th as top Jamaican.

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