Who is Alex Quinones? Alex Quinones’s real name is Álex Leonardo Quiñónez Martínez and he was an Ecuadorian runner who competed in the 100 metres and 200 metres. He was born on 11 August 1989 and died on 22 October 2021.
He won the 100 m and 200m at the 2012 Ibero-American Championships in Athletics, with his 20.34s national record in the 200 m qualifying him for the Olympics.
Ecuadorean runner Quinones found shot dead
The Ecuadorean Sports Ministry revealed that runner Alex Quinones was shot dead in the port of Guayaquil in the southwest of the country.
“It is with great sadness that we confirm the assassination of our athlete, Alex Quinones,” the ministry said on its Twitter account.
A police source said that the sprinter who specializes in the 200 meters race, a race in which he won a bronze medal at the World Championships in Doha in 2019, was found dead around midnight (local time) on Friday, adding that Quinones was shot while he was with someone Another one died.
“We lost a great athlete, someone who made us dream,” the ministry said in a statement posted on Twitter, describing him as “the best runner in the history of our country.”
Ecuadorean President Guillermo Laso praised Quinones on Twitter: “Our deepest condolences to his loved ones. I hope he rests in peace. Those who kill Ecuadoreans will not go unpunished. We will respond vigorously.”
Quinones ran the 200m final at the 2012 Olympics in London and missed the last edition in Tokyo this summer.
Alex Quinones Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Family, and More
|Real Name||Álex Leonardo Quiñónez Martínez|
|Age||32 years (as of 2021)|
|Date of Birth||11 August 1989|
|Birth Place||Esmeraldas, Esmeraldas, Ecuador|
|Date of Death||22 October 2021|
|Profession||Sports Man (Ecuadorian runner)|
|Education Qualification||Soon Update|
Frequently Asked Questions
How did Alex Quinones die?
Quiñónez was killed on 21 October 2021 in Guayaquil by gunshots.
What is the age of Alex Quinones?
32 years old (as of 2021)