Dead Ironman Athlete Was Hong Kong Police Officer

Andy Naylor appeared distressed during a 2.4-mile swim at the start of the all-day triathlon Saturday

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    Participants in the first Ironman U.S. Championship in New York and New Jersey swim in the Hudson River.

    Authorities have identified the athlete who died in the Ironman U.S. Championship in New York and New Jersey as a police officer from Hong Kong.

    Andy Naylor appeared distressed during a 2.4-mile swim at the start of the all-day triathlon Saturday.

    The 43-year-old was lifted from the Hudson River and received CPR before he was taken to a hospital.

    The Bergen County Medical Examiner's Office

    tells The Record newspaper

    autopsy results are pending.

    Contestants in the race followed their swim in the Hudson with a 112-mile bicycle ride through the suburbs, and then a 26.2-mile marathon that finished in Riverside Park.


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