Paul Gallihawk: Triathlon death swimmer raises £12,500
1 September 2015
From the section Kent
Paul Gallihawk was taking part in the triathlon to raise money for King’s College Hospital
A fund set up by a man who died in his first triathlon race has exceeded his £300 target by more than £12,000.
Donations have poured in to 34-year-old Paul Gallihawk’s JustGiving page since he disappeared during a 750m open water swim on Saturday.
He was reported missing after he failed to collect his bike at Leybourne Lakes in Kent for the cycling stage.
A two-day search for Mr Gallihawk, from Maidstone, ended when rescue teams found his body in the lakes on Monday.
He wrote on his JustGiving page that he was competing to raise money for King’s College Hospital in London, which had looked after his father.
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