UK Athletics society mourns the sudden death of their former Athletics director, Neil Black was announced dead on Tuesday.
The director died at the age of 60, the news of his death was revealed by the governing body on Tuesday 21 April 2020.
According to a statement from the British council of Athletics reads:
“British Athletics is shocked and saddened to confirm the loss of our friend and former colleague Neil Black, who passed away suddenly at the weekend.
“Neil loved the sport of athletics and dedicated his life to supporting athletes — as a world-class physiotherapist, as head of sport science, and then in recent years as performance director for British Athletics.”
Few Things You Need To Know About Black Nail
Black Nail has won 6 world championship golds at 5,000 metres and 10,000m.
He was a Physiotherapist at UK Athletics before he got a high ranking jobs in the industry.
Black started his UK Athletics performance director role in 2012.
Black has worked with several notable people in the Athletics world like the former Olympic heptathlon bronze medalist Kelly Sotherton.
Neil Black Cause Of Death
Neil Black died a natural death, although his death shocked many people especially folks from the UK Athletics community. he will be forever be remembered by the sports Industry for his much contributions.