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    Albert Yator cause of death confirmed
    Talented young steeplechaser died of bronchopneumonia
    Posted on February 9, 2011 by Athletics Weekly

    A post mortem has confirmed the cause of Albert Yator’s death. Yator, the 17-year-old Kenyan steeplechaser who passed away last weekend, died from “pulmonary failure due to bronchopneumonia”.
    The post mortem was carried out by pathologist Dr David K Chumba at Eldoret Hospital. Yator was admitted there last week after it was believed he was suffering from malaria, but his condition soon deteriorated. Bronchopneumonia is a type of pneumonia whereby the walls of the bronchioles become acutely inflamed.

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