Russia begins work on deep-water robot to reach Mariana Trench’s floorScience & Space July 28, 15:55
Experts: alternative energy may be used widely in the ArcticBusiness & Economy July 28, 15:50
Trials of second Yasen-class nuclear-powered submarine begin in RussiaMilitary & Defense July 28, 15:39
Aircraft carriers, amphibious ships, and GEVs key to Russian Navy’s futureMilitary & Defense July 28, 15:23
Blackout on Russian mainland leaves Crimea in the darkBusiness & Economy July 28, 15:22
Restrictions on number of US diplomats in Russia to take effect September 1 — diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 28, 15:21
Poll reveals Russians enjoy Aivazovsky’s paintings more than other artists’ worksSociety & Culture July 28, 14:49
US ambassador expresses strong disappointment with Russian Foreign Ministry’s decisionWorld July 28, 14:42
Russia's central bank keeps key rate at 9%Business & Economy July 28, 13:47
BUENOS AIRES, April 21. /ITAR-TASS/. In Argentina, the winner of the 21km marathon has died at the podium right after winning the race, local media reported on Sunday.
The tragedy happened in the city of Cordoba, where nearly 500 runners participated in the marathon. The amateur athlete, aged 27, felt sick during the prize-giving ceremony and died despite the efforts of medics to resuscitate him.
One of the organizers of the event Jacinto Prado told reporters that three emergency brigades were supervising the marathon. One of the brigades was at the finish line, but medics were unable to do anything. Prado also said that two other athletes needed medical help and were taken to hospital, but their lives are not at risk.
Prado noted that such situations occured when amateur athletes participate in the marathon will little or insufficient training and preparation.