On the behalf of the organizing team we express our condolences to the family. We cincerely thank all the volunteers, ambulance doctors and the participants of the event, who quickly performed the first aid for the decedent.
We declare the information privided by the witnesses of the accident:
Around 10:19AM mobile first aid volunteer noticed a participant who has fallen down on the 15th kilometre of the race course. By that time another participant was already by his side and trying to help a man who was already unconscious. The volunteer immediately called the ambulance. The doctors arrived in around 4 minutes. Personnel of the ambulance intubated the participant and performed the heart massage. After 15 minutes of attempts to revive the man outside, he was taken to the hospital. Sadly, after 45 more minutes of attempts to revive V.B. has passed away.
Director of Public institution “Tarptautinis maratonas”