Carmen Williamson, the first-ever black boxing referee and judge in an Olympic Games succumbed to the pandemic COVID-19 at the age of 94.

Williamson was a top US amateur boxer before he became the Olympic judge and referee in the later years, 1984.

The adults with history of disease are at high risk for the disease that hit over two million people across the globe and rising.

Williamson had a silent story for his boxing career but he was passionate on teaching young boxers on his place. He also served the nation as a Navy for more than four decades.

He was also awarded an honorary gold medal for the 1984 Olympic Games.

Although not known to many, Williamson made history and will be forever an inspiration to the generation to come.

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