Berlin: A sports official in Germany has died after being struck in the throat by a javelin, police said on Monday.
The 74-year-old man was adjudicating at a youth athletics event in the western city of Duesseldorf when the incident happened late Sunday, said police spokesman Andre Hartwig.
He was immediately taken to hospital but died of injuries early Monday, Hartwig said.
The local athletics association for Duesseldorf and Neuss identified the man as Dieter Strack....more
08:01 PM, Aug 27, 2012