3:12 p.m., September 12, 2021
The Vienna City Marathon was overshadowed by a death on Sunday. A 40-year-old participant in the half marathon collapsed in the finishing area and was immediately taken to the hospital. The resuscitation attempts were ultimately unsuccessful. The Austrian died in the hospital.
“We are very concerned about this case. Our condolences and our deepest sympathy go to the relatives of the runner ”, declared the organizer Wolfgang Konrad. Further details were not known for the time being.