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Male participant dies at Two Oceans Marathon

News24
20 Apr 2019, 23:42 GMT+10

Cape Town - Organisers of the Two Oceans Marathon confirmed that a male participant passed away on Saturday.

A press statement revealed that the man, who was 35 years old, collapsed while participating in his fourth half-marathon.

organisers said via a press statement.

Meanwhile, South Africa's three-time Comrades Marathon winner Bongmusa Mthembu won the men's ultra-marathon in a time of 03:08:40, while Gerda Steyn triumphed on the women's side in 03:31:29.

Earlier in the day, in the 21.1 km half-marathon, Elroy Galant claimed first place in the men's race in a time of 01:03:20, while Namibia's Helaila Johannes won the women's race in 01:10:30.

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