The 49-year-old athlete and former soccer player Kike Monforte dies of sudden death in full career in Castellón

Kike was a former soccer player and much loved in the world of ultrafund

The corridor Kike monforte, died this Saturday of a cardiorespiratory arrest during his participation in the ultra-fund race Top of the Rock

This test is a three-stage competition that started this Friday in Castellón and will end today in Morella Sunday.

Kike was former soccer player in teams such as El Acero, Vall d, Uxó, Vinaròs or the Castellón amateur and much loved in the world of ultrafund

It collapsed at km 1,5 of the second stage

The athlete, 49, died suddenly at kilometer 1.5 of the second stage, that passed between the towns of Les Useres and Benassal, after suddenly collapsing.

The events have occurred, according to the data collected by the organization, around 9.10:XNUMX in the morning, just ten minutes after the start of the second stage.

The runner, belonging to the Running Club Castelló, I was with a group of participants when it has collapsed.

As indicated by the Emergency Information and Communication Center (CICU), a medicalized helicopter and a SAMU have been mobilized, which have continued the cardiopulmonary resuscitation maneuvers initiated by the health care of the sporting event.

However, there has been no response and the man has passed away.

Official announcement:

“We regret to have to report that a rider has died at the start of the second stage of the Top of the Rock.

The event occurred 10 minutes after the start of the second stage of the race and, despite the rapid intervention of the health media, nothing could be done to save his life.

A 49-year-old runner has died suddenly this morning while participating in the Top of The Rock sports event, a three-stage sports competition that began Friday in Castelló yesterday and is scheduled to end tomorrow in Morella.

The events have occurred, according to the data collected by the organization, at around 9.10:XNUMX in the morning, just ten minutes after the start of the second stage, which Les Useres should link with Benassal.

The runner, EMM, belonging to the Castelló Running Club, went with a group of participants when it has collapsed.

Immediately they have called the emergency telephone of the test and the safety protocol has been activated, moving to the place the sanitary means in just one minute, which have given medical assistance to the corridor for 80 minutes, unsuccessfully applying resuscitation techniques.

Both the organization and all the entities and institutions that drive the test, among which is the Diputación de Castellón, want to extend their condolences to the athlete's family, a well-known runner in the racing circuit of the province of Castellón.

The three-stage event brings together more than 350 athletes since Friday in this second edition.

The organization, for safety recommendations, and as a tribute to the deceased runner, will maintain tomorrow the end of the test, with the race from Benassal to Morella, with a minute of silence at the beginning of the race.

 

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