“The Marathon Clube de Portugal [which organises the event] received with deep sadness the news of the death of an athlete of Dutch nationality, after the completion of the Lisbon Half Marathon”.

The Marathon organised also gave their “the most sincere condolences to the athlete's family”.

A source from the organisation explained to Lusa, there was another serious medical situation, but the person affected is stable.

Ethiopia's Tsehay Gemechu Beyan repeated her 2021 victory in the women's half marathon in Lisbon, with Kenyan Kenneth Kiprop Renju winning the men's race.