Event organizers have verified that a 36-year-old man has passed away after collapsing on Monday during the London Marathon.
The deceased collapsed between miles 23 and 24 of the course and received prompt medical attention within three minutes but later died at the hospital.
The TCS London Marathon released the following statement:
With deep sadness, we confirm the death of a participant in the 2022 TCS London Marathon.
A 36-year-old man from South East England collapsed between mile 23 and 24 and, although he received immediate medical treatment and an ambulance was on the scene within three minutes, he died later in hospital.
Everyone involved in the organisation of the London Marathon would like to express sincere condolences to his family and friends.
The family has requested privacy and no further details will be released in accordance with their wishes.
The cause of death will be established later through medical examination.Statement released on Monday afternoon