Paralympic athlete Abdullah Hayayei dies in London 2017 training incident

• The 36-year-old was preparing for World Para Athletics Championships
• Hayayei represented the UAE in javelin and shot put at Rio 2016

Para athlete Abdullah Hayayei has died following a training incident in London ahead of the upcoming World Para Athletics Championships, the International Paralympic Committee has announced.

The 36-year-old, who represented the United Arab Emirates in the F34 class javelin and shot put at Rio 2016, was training at Newham Leisure Centre in preparation for the championships, which begin on Friday at the London Stadium.

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