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A 70-year-old male found passed in a Los Angeles River on Thursday had been disqualified final week after appearing to set a new record for his age organisation in a city’s Mar marathon.
Frank Meza, a retired medicine who had denied a intrigue accusations, died Thursday after revelation his mother he was going for a run.
“I said, ‘It will be good for you,’ and he said, ‘I‘ll see we later,’” Tina Meza told a Daily Beast.
Runners stand First Street during a 2019 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon Mar 24, 2019. (Photo by Katharine Lotze/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES MARATHON RUNNER, 70, WHO SET RECORD TIME DISQUALIFIED AFTER OFFICIALS DETERMINED HE CHEATED
She pronounced all she knows is that he was found in a river.
KABC-TV reported his physique was found in shoal H2O Thursday morning and cited officials as observant a means of genocide was not suspected to be from drowning.
Meza’s L.A. Marathon time was questioned after he finished in 2 hours 53 mins and 10 seconds — a fastest ever for a male his age.
BEAR HALTS COLORADO MARATHON BY CROSSING THE ROAD
Organizers of a competition on Jun 28 indicted Meza of withdrawal a march during one indicate and re-entering during another after conducting an review and reviewing video. Marathon officials awarded Dan Adams initial place in a 70-74 age group. He finished with a time of 4:10:07.
Meza told a L.A. Times he left a competition to use a lavatory and “didn’t cut a course.”
His mother told a Daily Beast that using was really critical to him.
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“He had been using marathons for a final 30 or 40 years,” she said. “He was really fast, utterly fast, and now, unfortunately, he won’t run marathons anymore.”
Fox News’ Ryan Gaydos contributed to this report.