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Former weightlifter Donald Jean passes away | 05 November 2019

Former weightlifter Donald Jean passes away

Jean during a bodybuilding contest and doing weight training

Former weightlifter Donald Jean has passed away. The 58-year-old died on Sunday at his residence at Takamaka.

He represented Seychelles in a number of international competitions including the Indian Ocean Islands Games (IOIG).

At the second IOIG in Mauritius in 1985 he won a silver medal, and five years later (in 1990) in Madagascar he captured a bronze medal.

Jean had his best achievements on home soil during the fourth IOIG in 1993, when he picked up two silver medals in the 54kg weight category.

Jean also took part in bodybuilding contests.

He leaves behind his companion Marie-Antoine Payet and eight children Simon Jean, Richelle Jean, Marie-Paulle Jean, Claudine Jean, Dorothy Jean, Daniel Jean, Fernando Labrosse, and Sarha Hariyba.

 

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