2 dead, 22 hospitalised during Annual Tata Mumbai Marathon

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22-01-2024

    Rajendra Bora and Survadeep Banerjee are among the deceased

    Bora suffered a cardiac arrest

    Survadeep was injured on the left side of his forehead

The 19th Annual Tata Mumbai Marathon that took place on 21st January proved to be disastrous for 2 individuals who passed away. 22 others required hospitalisation. “Two runners suffered from chest pain, four from loss of consciousness, four had knee injury and leg cramps, one runner’s shoulder was dislocated, and one runner suffered from shivering and hypothermia. Other cases were of a brown eye, hand injury, foot blisters, chest pain, calf muscle injury, hypothermia, dehydration, giddiness and severe cramps,” Dr D’Silvia associated with the Bombay Hospital stated. 

The two deceased persons have been identified as 74-year-old Rajendra Bora hailing from the Goregaon region of Mumbai and 40-year-old Survadeep Banerjee from Kolkata. “Bora suffered a cardiac arrest. He was given cardiopulmonary resuscitation twice in the ambulance before being brought to the hospital, but he did not survive,” Dr Gauhtam Bhansali, a physician at the Bombay Hospital said. Survadeep was injured on the left side of his forehead which led to bleeding. “He also had an abrasion over his left knee. The post-mortem report is awaited,” Dr Sudhir Medhekar, dean of Nair Hospital remarked. 

1820 participants of 59,515 participants required medical assistance of some type. Muscle cramps, dehydration, exhaustion and sprains were common complaints. 

2 dead, 22 hospitalised during Annual Tata Mumbai Marathon

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    Rajendra Bora and Survadeep Banerjee are among the deceased

    Bora suffered a cardiac arrest

    Survadeep was injured on the left side of his forehead

The 19th Annual Tata Mumbai Marathon that took place on 21st January proved to be disastrous for 2 individuals who passed away. 22 others required hospitalisation. “Two runners suffered from chest pain, four from loss of consciousness, four had knee injury and leg cramps, one runner’s shoulder was dislocated, and one runner suffered from shivering and hypothermia. Other cases were of a brown eye, hand injury, foot blisters, chest pain, calf muscle injury, hypothermia, dehydration, giddiness and severe cramps,” Dr D’Silvia associated with the Bombay Hospital stated. 

The two deceased persons have been identified as 74-year-old Rajendra Bora hailing from the Goregaon region of Mumbai and 40-year-old Survadeep Banerjee from Kolkata. “Bora suffered a cardiac arrest. He was given cardiopulmonary resuscitation twice in the ambulance before being brought to the hospital, but he did not survive,” Dr Gauhtam Bhansali, a physician at the Bombay Hospital said. Survadeep was injured on the left side of his forehead which led to bleeding. “He also had an abrasion over his left knee. The post-mortem report is awaited,” Dr Sudhir Medhekar, dean of Nair Hospital remarked. 

1820 participants of 59,515 participants required medical assistance of some type. Muscle cramps, dehydration, exhaustion and sprains were common complaints. 

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