Former Lebanese Olympic Committee president Antoine Chartier (77) succumbed to his injuries after he was hit by a car earlier on Monday.
Lebanon’s Olympic Committee issued a statement in which it said : “Chartier set an example that made him a light that lit the path of Lebanese sport. ”
The US Embassy Sports Club chief Asaad al Nakhl offered to the Lebanese Olympic Committee his “heartfelt condolences for the death of professor and educator and great athlete Antoine Chartier ”
He pointed out that Chartier was a friend of the US Embassy Club, which honored him in 2006 .
He also offered his condolences to the relatives of the deceased, stressing that “the Lebanese sport has lost a giant and a cornerstone of its corners “
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