Frenchman Vidal dies aged 31

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Posted: Nov 10, 2015 5:38 AM

PARIS (Reuters) - French triathlete Laurent Vidal, fifth in the London 2012 Olympics, has died of a heart attack aged 31, French media reported on Tuesday.

Vidal, whose partner was triathlete Andrea Hewitt of New Zealand, had already suffered a heart attack last year.

He was a three-times French champion.

(Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Martyn Herman)