Runners take part in the 2015 Beijing Marathon, with some wearing masks because of air pollution. Photo: Kyodo Runners take part in the 2015 Beijing Marathon, with some wearing masks because of air pollution. Photo: Kyodo
Runners take part in the 2015 Beijing Marathon, with some wearing masks because of air pollution. Photo: Kyodo

Six runners and a race official suffer heart attacks during Beijing Marathon amid 'unhealthy' pollution

Seven heart attacks at international race in Beijing taken to hospital, one having collapsed just 4km from the finish

Runners take part in the 2015 Beijing Marathon, with some wearing masks because of air pollution. Photo: Kyodo Runners take part in the 2015 Beijing Marathon, with some wearing masks because of air pollution. Photo: Kyodo
Runners take part in the 2015 Beijing Marathon, with some wearing masks because of air pollution. Photo: Kyodo
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