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During the Baikal ice marathon died 35-year-old man, told TASS organizers of the event

“According to preliminary data, he suffered a sudden cardiac arrest,” — said the Agency interlocutor. According to him, the man was given medical assistance, but to save the athlete’s life failed.

Currently, the autopsy and established the exact cause of death of men, he added. The athlete came to the competition from Moscow.

The representative of the government of Irkutsk region said that the marathon was organized by “seriously”. “Runners are escorted by the ambulance and disaster medicine. Before the race the athletes must undergo a complete medical examination”, — he said.