Thursday, June 10, 2021

The top official from where that disastrous Chinese ultramarathon was held just fell to his death


the Communist Party secretary of Jingtai County in Gansu province, died after falling from his high-rise apartment building in the city of Baiyin on Wednesday morning, according to people familiar with the matter. The 56-year-old official’s death came after he was visited by Communist Party discipline officials earlier that day, the people said.


Authorities have yet to reveal the identities of the 21 deceased runners.