Israeli runner quits World Athletics Championships due to heat stroke

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
September 28, 2019 06:14
ISRAELI RUNNER Lonah Chemtai Salpeter (center) breaks down in tears after a mental error in the penu

ISRAELI RUNNER Lonah Chemtai Salpeter (center) breaks down in tears after a mental error in the penultimate lap of last night’s 5,000 meters event at the European Championships cost her a medal.. (photo credit: REUTERS)

Israeli runner Lonah Chemtai Salpeter could not complete the marathon run for women in the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar on Saturday after suffering from a heat stroke, Ynet reported. 
 
Salpeter had to end the race while still in fifth place and was evacuated and given medical care, it was reported she was recovering. 


 


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