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Runner's death due to natural disease process

Published on Nov 8, 2012 3:49 PM
 
File photo, runners setting off on their Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore half-marathon race from Sentosa Gateway on 4 December 2011 morning. The death of a marathon runner who completed the 21km Standard Chartered Marathon last year was due to a natural disease process, a coroner' court heard on Thursday. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN

The death of a marathon runner who completed the 21km Standard Chartered Marathon last year was due to a natural disease process, a coroner' court heard on Thursday.

Singapore Management University's first-year business administration student Malcolm Sng Wei Ren, 22, collapsed at the finishing line of the half-marathon at about 9am on Dec 4.

Immediate medical attention was given and attempts to revive him failed.

The unconscious Mr Sng was taken to the Singapore General Hospital where he was pronounced dead at about 9.30am.

 
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