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Mark of respect at Island football matches

Sat, 02 Feb 2013

Gareth Cowin
Gareth Cowin

A minute’s applause will take place at all football matches on the Island today in memory of a Manx athlete who died earlier this week.

25-year-old Gareth Cowin was representing the Isle of Man at the Special Olympic Winter Games in South Korea when he contracted a deadly virus.

He was admitted to hospital in Seoul last weekend but died on Wednesday due to septic shock and multi-organ failure.

The Manx delegation has decided to continue at the games.

Director of the Island’s Special Olympics Adrian Mooney says the team is doing well:

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