The athlete pulled from the water during the swim portion of Sunday's Ironman Coeur d'Alene, Sean Murphy, 44, of Seattle, died Tuesday.
Ironman spokeswoman, Jessica Weidensall, forwarded the following statement to The Press:
"We are deeply saddened to confirm the death of an athlete following IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene. The athlete required medical attention during the swim portion of Sunday’s race and was transported to Kootenai Medical Center where he was treated until Tuesday. The cause of death is unknown at this time. On behalf of all of us in the triathlon community, we mourn his death and send our condolences to his loved ones."