Wednesday September 5, 2012
Runner dies of heart attack after marathon
MEXICO CITY: A runner died of a heart attack after collapsing at the finish of Sundayís Mexico City marathon won by Kenyan Peter Lemayian Knaya.
Mexican Juan Pablo de la Mora asked for help when he felt ill after crossing the line and died in hospital later, organisers said.
The first three in the menís marathon were Kenyan runners, with Elisha Chumo second and Hillary Kipchirchir third.
Ethiopiaís Amare Shewarge Alene was first in the womenís race followed by Kenyan Truphena Tarus and Mexican Maritza Arenas. ó Reuters