There has been a sad demise of Cameron Burrekk who is a former national champion of a 100-meter sprinter at the University of Houston who is the son of the Olympic Gold medal winner who has died at the age of 26. The reason behind his death has not yet been revealed and we are going to be updating you about the reason as soon as it comes under our radar, until now there has been no update about the reason.
How Did Cameron Burrell Dies?
He claimed a state title at the Ridge Point High school, he also won the NCAA individual national championship in the 100-meter dash in the year 2018, which was done by his father Leroy Burrell 28 years prior to when he has done it. and in the same event, Atlanta native also ran in the Championship of 4×100 meter relay race and the team defended their title in the National Championship event.
Burrell is the 121st man to break the 10-second barrier in the 100-meter sprint, he turned pro after his collegiate career, in the month of May he was also covered as he was pictured on the cover of Red Bull Magazine, he shared the image having the caption, if people have not noticed me lately, just to let you know I’m working and now it is time to show the world about his gift.
Cameron Burrell Cause of Death
He came to form an iconic track and a field family, his mother naming Michelle Finn Burrell won the gold in the relay at the 1992 Olympics which were held in Spain, also his aunt Dawn Burrell participated in the long jump in the year 2000 at the Olympics which were held in Australia. His dad is the former holder of the world record when it comes to 100 meters and also his godfather naming Carl Lewis has won nine gold medals and is one of the most celebrated athletes in the world.
There is a statement which has been given by his father and his long time coach, the family is in shock after the sudden death of our son Cameron which happened last night, they are in complete despair as they further stated to all of the friends, extended University of Houston family and also the field and track community to gather together for the lost soul,
They further stated they are very thankful for the outpouring of support that the family is receiving from all over the globe and they appreciate the gesture of everyone and will be updating about the further information when it is going to be available with them.