Police in Germany say a sports official has died after being struck in the throat by a javelin at a youth meet on Sunday.
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Praying for his family and for the children that had to witness this. I hope the kids that threw the Javelin gets the support needed and continues to compete in the sport.
TRAGIC SPORTS DEATHS
Remembering the many athletes sports lost way too soon.
A police spokesman in the western city of Duesseldorf says the 74-year-old man died at the hospital Monday.
The spokesman said that police have opened an investigation into the death, but that initial indications were it had been a "tragic accident."
He said the 15-year-old athlete who threw the javelin was receiving psychological counseling.
Hundreds of athletes took part in the meet at a stadium in the Rath district of Duesseldorf.