Zulqarnain Haider, Young Athlete of Keilor Little Athletics Died Unexpectedly

Last Updated on December 6, 2023, 12:25 pm

Following the unexpected passing of young athlete Zulqarnain Haider, the Keilor Little Athletics (KLA) community and the larger athletic community are in sorrow.

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zulqarnain haider (Image via Facebook)

The talented 14-year-old, affectionately known as “Zulq,” passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2023. Zulq was unique among Little Athletics Victoria members due to his exceptional skill. Despite his short life, he may have achieved unmatched success, leaving a lasting impression on the sports world.

The cause of his death remains unknown, adding to the sadness of the situation. Details about Zulqarnain’s health at the time have not been disclosed, further deepening the mystery of his sudden death. It would highlight his resilience in challenging times if he faced health issues.

Little Athletics Victoria confirmed his death through a Facebook post, stating:

“Little Athletics Victoria is shocked and saddened to learn of the recent and sudden passing of Keilor Little Athlete, Zulqarnain Haider. ‘Zulq,’ to those who knew him, was an athlete with extraordinary ability. His achievements in his very short life were possibly peerless. Our thoughts are with his family and friends. Zulqarnain Haider was 14 years old. Rest in peace.”

Among his achievements at Keilor Little Athletics were holding eighteen individual center records, leading the Keilor relay team to nine state medals (including five gold), and setting two marks for state relays from under 11 to under 14.

Zulq won numerous gold medals in various age groups in the Little Athletics State and National Championships, breaking both State and National records. He continued his impressive performance at the School and Senior Championships, smashing records, earning many gold medals, and captaining Victoria to multiple relay triumphs.

The athletic community is in shock at Zulq’s sudden demise. In addition to being a personal sorrow for his friends and family, his passing signifies a major loss for the sports industry. His dedication to the sport serves as an inspiration for the community. The community’s collective response to his death reflects the depth of grief they are experiencing.

Thoughts and condolences to the family and community in this tragic time. Zulqarnain Haider’s untimely demise left a void in the hearts of his loved ones. He will be dearly missed, and his legacy will always endure. Prayers for him; may he rest in peace.

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