Sudden death in sportsmen - 2009

9-1-2009

27-year-old German 800m runner René Herms dies from myocarditis after a viral infection

11-1-2009

28-year-old Togolese rugby player Fe'ao Latu dies during the game of his French club Dordogne against Cahors from heart failure.

22-1-2009

22-year-old French football player Clément Pinault dies from a heart attack.

4-2-2009

21-year-old Belgian cyclist Frederiek Nolf dies during the Tour of Qatar in his sleep from a cardiac arrest.

10-2-2009

A 38-year-old female American pediatrician dies while training on a treadmill in Maryland.

15-2-2009

A 17-year-old American basketball player dies during a game in Boston.

18-2-2009

27-year-old Polish hammerthrow star and Olympic champion Kamila Skolimowska dies unexpectedly at training camp in Portugal. After getting unwell in the powerhouse, she was taken to the hospital. She got into the ambulance herself but became unwell a second time, never to wake up again. A pulmonary embolism is diagnosed during the autopsy.

1-3-2009

27-year-old Irish teacher Colin Dunne dies of a heart attack during the Barcelona marathon.

3-3-2009

20-year-old German handball player Sebastian Faisst dies during the game Germany-Switzerland from heart failure.

7-3-2009

32-year-old Cameroonian football player Josheph Ouhm dies from pulmonary edema.

22-3-2009

20-year-old English rugby player Leon Walker dies from heart failure.

22-3-2009

46-year-old Italian Marco Franzosi dies after the arrival of the Rome marathon from a heart attack.

25-3-2009

33-year-old Hungarian ice hockey player Gábor Ocskay, Jr. dies of a heart attack three days after he helped his club Alba Volán Székesfehérvár to the tenth Hungarian title and a week before the start of the world championship, for which he was selected.

3-4-2009

37-year-old Paraguayan footballer Víctor Hugo Ávalos dies during a league match from a heart attack.

26-4-2009

30-year-old Russian footballer Anatoli Sylka dies from the effects of a heart attack.

30-5-2009

16-year-old French handball player Maxime Candau dies during a tournament in Lyon from a cardiac arrest.

6-7-2009

24-year old French tennis player Mathieu Montcourt dies from a heart attack.

8-7-2009

20-year-old American football player Ja'Quayvin Smalls dies during training.

8-8-2009

26-year-old Spanish football player Daniel Jarque dies during the preparatory internship of his team Espanyol Barcelona during his sleep from a heart attack.

14-8-2009

21-year-old American basketball star Henry White dies from a heart attack during a Grambling State University training.

29-8-2009

29-year-old Zambian football player Chaswe Nsofwa dies from heart failure during the practice match of his Israeli club Hapoek Be'er Sheva against Maccabi Be'er Sheva.

2-9-2009

19-year-old Alexandru Iatan, goalkeeper of the Romanian Dun Rea Giurgiu, dies during a training session from a heart attack.

6-9-2009

After an own goal in the ninth minute, a 31-year-old Czech football player falls down and dies of cardiac arrest.

9-10-2009

23-year-old American profbasket Chauncey Hardy dies from a heart attack.

18-10-2009

A 49-year-old trained Belgian runner dies at the Amsterdam marathon after 20km from the consequences of a cardiac arrest.

29-10-2009

23-year-old American basketball player Kevin Widemond dies in Portugal from a heart attack during the half-time break of his team Ovarese against Academica.

15-11-2009

25-year old Italian football player Maurizio Greco dies during a German league match from a cardiac arrest.

16-11-2009

31-year-old Mexican football player Antonio de Nigris dies from the consequences of a heart attack.


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