Mzamo Mthembu dies while running the Comrades Marathon
According to a post by the Hollywoodbets Athletics Club, Mzamo Mthembu – from the Toti branch – passed away while running the Comrades Marathon, after suffering complications along the route and collapsing in Pinetown.
The club confirmed this on social media on Monday.
According to the post, Mzamo Mthembu – from the Toti branch – passed away while running the Comrades Marathon, after suffering complications along the route and collapsing in Pinetown.
The cause of his death is still unknown.
Meanwhile, a second person who ran the race died on Monday. Phakamile Ntshiza has passed away. He collapsed on route in Drummond.
The Hollywoodbets running fraternity has extended their condolences to Mthembu’s family and friends. On the running club’s social media pages, people have also shared their condolences.
Tragic news about the athlete who unfortunately lost his life after collapsing in Pinetown. May his soul Rest in Peace❤️🩹 #ComradesMarathon2022
— TheLifestyleTourist (@ms_tourist) August 29, 2022
RIP Mzamo “It is with a heavy heart to announce the passing of Hollywoodbets Athletics Club athlete Mzamo Mthembu (from the Toti branch)who was doing comrades marathon yesterday, he had complications along the route and collapsed in Pinetown and was taken to Westville Hospital pic.twitter.com/TPnCl0l9p2
— minister of durban (@niqita11) August 29, 2022