KUALA LUMPUR: A runner, who participated in the Kuala Lumpur Standard Chartered Marathon (KLSM) 2022 three days ago, died today at the Kuala Lumpur hospital without regaining consciousness after he collapsed at the event.
The KLSM 2022 organisers said Abdul Rahman Kifli, 47, was found unconscious at Jalan Dang Wangi at 6.01 am during the event.
"He was administered cardiopulmonary resuscitation before being immediately taken to Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL) in an ambulance.
"He remained unconscious and on life support since then but unfortunately died earlier today.
"On behalf of everyone associated with KLSCM, we would like to convey our sincere condolences to his family and friends.
"The family has requested privacy and no further details will be released in respect of their wishes," the organisers said in a brief statement posted on Twitter.