French Athlete dies of heart attack….


French triathlete Laurent Vidal has died of a heart attack, aged 31. Vidal competed at two Olympics, finishing fifth at London 2012. He retired suddenly in April last year after suffering a cardiopulmonary arrest during a swimming training session, but recovered after being placed in an induced coma. World Triathlon confirmed the news on Tuesday, tweeting:  “We are terribly saddened to hear of the passing of Laurent Vidal. He touched us all.”

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