How did John Hanmer die? Former BBC Grand National commentator cause of death Explained


 How did John Hanmer die? Former BBC Grand National commentator cause of death Explained

An ex-BBC Grand National commentator passes away at age 82. Let’s see what happened to him and John Hanmer cause of death in detail.

How did John Hanmer die?

John Hanmer, a longtime member of the Grand National commentary team for BBC TV, passed away at the age of 82. Hanmer has served as a jockey’s agent in the past, representing athletes like Steve Cauthen and Mick Kinane.

Alongside people like Sir Peter O’Sullevan and later Jim McGrath, he was a regular member of the BBC crew for the major race at Aintree. Hanmer was also the birthplace of the final winner from Frankie Dettori’s “Magnificent Seven” at Ascot in 1996.

John Hanmer cause of death

John Hanmer’s cause of death has not been disclosed by any online sources or by any of his family members. Online reports assert that given his age, he perished from natural causes.

Many people want to know how John Hanmer’s life ended, especially those who were close to his family and his supporters. All we now know is that John Hanmer was certified dead without having experienced any medical problems.

Hanmer ended up covering the majority of the race when Red Marauder won the National in 2001 when severe weather forced the cancellation of one of the other commentary stops.

Tributes to John Hanmer

He was a great man, and this was one of his best races, according to BBC racing team member Angus Loughran. As the commentator who took over as runners in the National reached the Melling Road, Hanmer’s name was well-known to television watchers.

Former jockey Brendan Powell, who on Rhyme ‘n’ Reason in 1998 won the National, stated on Twitter: “John “Melling Road” Hanmer, RIP. a true gentleman in every sense.”


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