Matt Campbell Dead: ‘Masterchef: The Professionals’ Chef Dies After Collapsing During London Marathon, Aged 29

Matt Bagwell

Masterchef: The Professionals’ contestant Matt Campbell has died after collapsing during Sunday’s London Marathon, it has been announced.

The professional chef collapsed at the 22.5 mile mark and although he received immediate medical attention at the scene from race doctors, he died later at hospital.

Matt Campbell

The 29-year-old, who was from the Lake District, was a well-known chef who featured in the 2017 series of ‘Masterchef: The Professionals’, inspiring viewers with his Nutritional Gastronomy movement and forward-thinking ideas.

Ahead of Sunday’s race, he tweeted a photo of himself and fellow chef Tom Peters, who was also running, captioning it: “Let’s do this.”