Identified: 29-year-old Briton who died after collapsing during Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore

Update at 6.50pm:

The runner is believed to be Mr John Gibson, a Briton living in Hong Kong.

It is understood that his family has been informed. 

Original article:

A 29-year-old man died after collapsing during the half-marathon event at the Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore.

The Straits Times reported that the man collapsed 1km from the finish line while running the half marathon (21km).

He was immediately transported to hospital, where he died, said race organiser Geoff Meyer. 

"We are working with all the stakeholders with regards to that but our main priority and focus is on the family, and we are working with them to see how they can be fully supported, doing everything we can possibly do," said Mr Meyer.