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    Great Britain Olympic Silver Medallist, Germaine Mason killed in Motorcycle crash

    British athlete, Germaine Mason has died after a motorcycle crash Jamaica.

    The 34-year old athlete partied on a nightout with triple world and Olympic champion Usain Bolt and sprinter Michael Frater and died at the scene after efforts to swerve from an oncoming vehicle failed.

    The Jamaican-born athlete grew up on the Caribbean Island but switched allegiances to represent Great Britain at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in China. He won a silver medal which was the country’s first medal at the tournament after finishing behind Russian Andrey Silnov.
    Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Andrew Holness tweeted: “Our sincere condolences to the entire sporting fraternity.”

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