Medical: No fatalities or serious injuries

2008-06-15 00:00

STAFF at the medical tent was happy to report that not only were there no fatalities at the Comrades Marathon this year, but the injuries sustained were not too serious.

Medical chief Dr Jeremy Boulter said 143 patients required serious medical attention after completing the race and were carried into the medical tent on stretchers. Eight of them were referred to St Anne’s hospital for cardiac problems and low blood sodium levels. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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