Jean-Pascal Kinda


Age: 71

former president of the Burkinabe Olympic National Committee and Sports from 2005 to 2013 who had helped introduce the Vietnamese martial art of Vo Dao to the country and sat on the national Olympic board for eight years before stepping down in 2013, in which Burkina Faso has never won an Olympic medal despite competing at all seven Summer Games since 1988, but the country also participated at the 1972 Games in Munich, Germany under its previous name of Upper Volta.

Cause of Death: Shot to death during a terrorist attack

Born: April 6, 1944

Died: January 16, 2016

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso