Photo: Bilby [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
The sports community, the state of South Australian and the world have flooded social media with tributes to Paralympian, Kieran Modra who was killed in a cycling accident near Gawler at 7am yesterday.
The five times Gold Medalist, two times Silver Medalist and five times Bronze Medalist was born in Port Lincon, he competed in eight Paralympic Games from 1988 to 2016.
The Kompletecare team would like to extend our condolences to his family and to the communities that he had such an amazing influence on
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“We are absolutely devastated but he has left a legacy.”
Australia’s five-time Paralympic champion Kieran Modra has died after his bike collided with a car.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) November 13, 2019
RIP Kieran Modra.
Aside from his exploits in athletics and swimming, Kieran won silver medals in para-cycling at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games with pilot Jason Niblett, in tandem sprint and tandem time trial. Deepest sympathies with family, friends and teammates. https://t.co/VZb0PjnwEK
— Comm Games AUS (@CommGamesAUS) November 13, 2019