Tributes pour in for Corrie

2012-09-25 15:16
Corrie Sander (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - Tributes have poured in for Corrie Sanders from Sport24 readers following the boxing legend's tragic death.

GALLERY: Corrie Sanders in pictures

VIDEO: Sanders knocks out Klitschko

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Here's what Sport24 readers had to say about Corrie Sanders untimely passing:

"My thoughts are with his family and friends. I pray for you."
- Riaan.Labuschagne

"Corrie, you will always be our champ." - mjwild

"South Africa has lost a true sports legend."
- jaycee.bezuidenhout

"RIP Corrie and thanks for the great memories."
- arthur.salvado

"He represented his country with destinction. Here lies a South African Hero. RIP Corrie." - mzuvukile.maswana

"This is a very sad day for our country." - Tuta Dlova

"A tragic loss of a loyal servant to SA boxing."
- gary.doyle.520

"Really a sad day for all boxing lovers and SA as a whole." - theo.dupreez

"You will never be forgotten 'Sniper'." - Marcin

"There is no greater love than to sacrifice your own life for that of another." - danie.strydom.7

"A gentle soul with the heart of a lion."
- Sportmal.legrangemarais

"RIP Corrie you were one of the greatest among the greats." - JF

"Ring magazine still describes his win over Klitschko as the biggest upset of the decade, an inspiration to anyone who loves sport." - SL

"The ONLY man to ever knock out a Klitschko." - Njabula NJL

"He died like he lived: as a hero."
- NN

He died like he lived: as a hero. (Gallo Images)

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