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Runner's death due to undiagnosed heart condition

Published on Nov 9, 2012 6:00 AM
Mr Malcolm Sng, 22, collapsed after completing a half marathon on Dec 4 last year. -- Photo: Facebook

A Singapore Management University student who collapsed after completing a half marathon last December had an abnormal coronary artery which was previously undetected, a coroner's court heard on Thursday.

Mr Malcolm Sng Wei Ren's death from acute coronary insufficiency was due to a natural disease process.

Patients with the condition may display no symptoms.

The 22-year-old's army medical records did not show any severe underlying problems nor did he have a family history suggestive of any cardiac condition.

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