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Man hospitalised after collapsing during Dublin half marathon

The man, in his 30s, underwent immediate CPR and was shocked using a defibrillator.

A RUNNER IN his 30s was today saved by members of Dublin Fire Brigade after having a heart attack.

The man was running the Clontarf Half Marathon in Dublin when he went into ventricular fibrillation.

The man, in his 30s, underwent immediate CPR and was shocked using a defibrillator by members of Dublin Fire Brigade and Dublin Civil Defence.

The paramedics and first aid crew carried out return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) protocols and managed to resuscitate the patient.

The man was conscious as he arrived to Beaumont Hospital.

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