Japanese Man Dies Running Angkor Wat Half Marathon

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Japanese Man Dies Running Angkor Wat Half Marathon

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:24 am


Siem Reap: On December 2, 2018,at 7am, not long after the start of the Half Marathon charity race at Angkor Wat, a foreigner collapsed and died between Ta Prohm and Lethay Temple.

The deceased was identified as Sakurai Norihito, a 61-year-old Japanese man who died of a heart attack while running.

After the incident, the competent authorities went to the scene and removed the body to the provincial hospital, waiting for the victim's family to decide the procedure.

Condolences to his friends and family.
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Re: Japanese Man Dies Running Angkor Wat Half Marathon

Post by newkidontheblock » Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:27 am

Poor guy, RIP. Sorry for his family. The heat and humidity level is hard to just to, especially if he just came from Japan to run in Cambodia.
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Re: Japanese Man Dies Running Angkor Wat Half Marathon

Post by Big'n » Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:32 am


See, that's why I don't run in marathons.

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Re: Japanese Man Dies Running Angkor Wat Half Marathon

Post by hanno » Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:19 am

I saw a lot of people in very bad shape yesterday. Head and humidity were pretty bad.
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