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58-Year-Old Japanese Runner Dies During Maybank Bali Marathon 2019

by On Sep 10, 2019

A male Japan national collapsed during the competition.

58-Year-Old Japanese Runner Dies During Maybank Bali Marathon 2019

Atsushi Ono, a 58-year-old Japanese runner, who participated the Maybank Bali Marathon on Sunday, September 8 2019, has passed away due to a heart attack. The marathon takes part at Gianyar, Indonesia. Mr Ono reportedly died shortly after collapsing during the competition.

According to local media, he is suspected to have died of a sudden cardiac arrest. Officers provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (RJP) assistance and refer him to the Hospital of Ibu Ibu Saba Gianyar. He was taken to a hospital by a PMI (Indonesian Red Cross) ambulance, but unfortunately he did not make it. His body is now in the Kasih Ibu General Hospital. Officers are waiting for the Japanese Consulate to return the body.

Bali Police spokesman, Hengky identified the deceased as Mr Atsushi Ono registered in the full-marathon (42.2 kilometers). The Maybank Bali Marathon is an international-level race which was first organised in 2012.

This year, it took place in Bali’s Gianyar and Klungkung regencies and consists of four categories: the marathon, half-marathon (21.1 kilometers), 10k run and kids dash.

Nearly 12,000 participated Maybank Bali Marathon this year, comprising both Indonesian and foreign runners.

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