Seventy year old dies in race

15 April 2013 04:42 am - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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A seventy year old man died this morning while participating at a veteran’s race held at a New Year festival,  organised by the local government body, in Rambukkana.

The man had been running in the veteran’s category. He had collapsed after running close to 2 kilo meters after which he was rushed to the hospital. He was found dead on admission.

  Comments - 6

  • MagodisThuma Monday, 15 April 2013 05:27 AM

    Cup Eka ?

    Saradial Tuesday, 16 April 2013 02:19 AM

    Why people allow elders in long distance race. They should organise simple events for elders and kids.

    sen Monday, 15 April 2013 06:15 AM

    poor boy

    OMG Monday, 15 April 2013 06:20 AM

    Ban long distance races.

    tony Monday, 15 April 2013 06:27 AM

    Now tragedy has struck the country even in sporting events.

    Kit udugama Monday, 15 April 2013 09:32 PM

    Organisers must be a bunch of idiots.


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