A 21-year-old runner dies in the Elche half marathon.

The world of running is in mourning after the tragic death of a young runner only 21 years old during the celebration of the Half Marathon this Sunday.

The sportsman he collapsed shortly after crossing the finish line, and despite the attempts of the health services to revive him with CPR for forty minutes, in the end nothing could be done to save his life.

The death of the broker has been certified as heart attack at the General University Hospital of Elche, to which he was transferred by ambulance.

3 athletes transferred to the hospital

On a day marked by intense heat, Three other athletes have been transferred to the same hospital: one due to an arrhythmia, another due to a heart attack and another arrived intubated, according to health sources.

The 50th edition of the Elche Half Marathon It had the participation of 3.200 athletes.

This sad news has shocked the city of Elche and the sports community in general.

From Triathlon News we send our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased young runner.

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