• Video: Runner frightens crowd as he almost collapses during marathon relay in Japan
Running the 7th leg at Japans largest 2-day marathon relay - The Hakone Ekiden on Sunday, the 18-year-old Japanese runner Yuya Tanaka almost collapsed.
Coming to the finish line Yuya Tanaka frightened everyone as he started to show signs of problems of his heart and then wobbling fell to the ground. He then stood up to his feet and managed to finish his leg.
In the 2-day marathon relay contest Tanaka's team Jobu University placed in 21 place.
The winning team of the 10-stage 217.1km marathon relay was Aoyama Gakuin University who posted a time of 10H 53min and 25sec.
2016 箱根駅伝 7区 上武大 田中くん！もの凄い根性！ 襷の力！泣けた！ pic.twitter.com/FPbub0ZdH5— ・・・。 (@aromastage) January 3, 2016