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Runner dies during Bix 7 race in Davenport

GALESBURG, Ill. (KWWL) -- An Illinois high school wrestling coach died during the Bix 7 race on Saturday in Davenport.  41-year-old John Chapman died during a race of an apparent heart attack.

Chapman was taken off the course and later died at Genesis Medical Center in Davenport.

He had recently returned from a student athlete training camp and had said he had high hopes for the wrestling season.  Chapman was the wrestling coach at Galesburg High School in Illinois.

 

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