Runner's death due to undiagnosed heart condition
Published on Nov 9, 2012 6:00 AM
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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