Man dies after marathon collapse



A 42-year-old man has died after collapsing at the finish line of the London Marathon, organisers said.
The man, who has not been named, was given medical attention immediately after finishing the race, but was pronounced dead at hospital.
A spokeswoman for Virgin Money, the event's organiser, said: "The organisers of the Virgin Money London Marathon would like to express their sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.
" Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with them at this difficult time."
It is the first death in the event since 2012, when... read more

 
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