According to the officials with Ironman 70.3 Augusta, one of the race participants died after the incident. Taking to Facebook, Race officials shared a post in which they wrote that they are extremely saddened to confirm the death of a race participant from Sunday’s Ironman 70.3 Augusta triathlon. It is reported that the athlete needed medical attention after the swim event and that he was transported to a nearby hospital. Despite being given medical care, he could not be saved and passed away. Here, in this article, check the complete details.
Triathlon Augusta & Athlete Evelyn Lopez Died
Adding further, Race officials wrote that they share their greatest sympathies with the friends and the family of the athlete and will continue to offer them their support as they go through this very difficult time. Later, it was written that they thank the swim safety personnel and first responders who worked quickly to provide the athlete will medical support. For those unversed, the Ironman 70.3 Augusta is complete and it witnessed 2,000 participants competing in the triathlon. It was held on Sunday, September 25, 2022. Reports further confirm that Colorado was the men’s pro winner with a time of 3:35:18. West said of winning, that it’s always really special.
According to Jason West from Boulder, you never know if you are gonna get another win. It is so hard, so you never want to take it for granted. The news has surfaced all over the internet and has garnered the attention of a lot of people. Everyone who knew the athlete has been mourning his death. People are coming forward and expressing their heartfelt tributes and respects. It has become one of the most discussed topics on the internet and has resulted in the athlete’s name trending on various platforms.
Currently, not much information regarding his death has come to the front yet. It is yet to be known how did he die and what was his cause of death. However, some sources claim that the man died after suffering a heart attack. Well, it can not be really confirmed at this moment. We are trying to fetch some information about the same so that our readers can stay updated. Neither the deceased athlete’s family has come forward nor any of his colleagues have said anything about it. Keep following Social Telecast for more such updates and the latest news occurring worldwide.