Trinidadian boxing champion Giselle Salandy dies in car crash


PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad — Trinidadian boxing champion Giselle Salandy died Sunday from injuries sustained in a car crash on the outskirts of the Caribbean country’s capital. She was 21.

Salandy died at Port-of-Spain General Hospital on Sunday morning shortly after the dawn crash, according to Information Minister Neil Parsanlal. He said Salandy’s car ran off a highway and smashed into a concrete column after she had brought a friend to Piarco International Airport.

Salandy, known for her quick feet and fast jabs, was the title holder for several international female boxing groups, including the Women’s International Boxing Association and the World Boxing Council….Full St0ry