Olympic swimming champion Chalmers misses world cup due to heart surgery
Kyle Chalmers is doing this summer at the world championships of excellent tactical and technical skills in Budapest. The reigning olympic champion in the 100 meter free stroke undergoing a surgery on his heart, reports the Australian swimming federation on Wednesday.
Chalmers has a condition that ensures that he is an extremely fast heart rate, and that leads to heart palpitations. It is irresponsible to participate in Hungary, according to the Australian bond.
“It wasn’t an easy decision to take, but after consultation with doctors and coaches Peter Bishop, and Jacco Verhaeren we came to the conclusion that we should do”, in a statement.
At the Olympics in Rio remained the 18-year-old Chalmers in August of last year the most publicized showdown in the Belgians Pieter Timmers and the American winner, Nathan Adrian. “It is for Kyle to understand that the procedure is now already happening. After a rehabilitation period, he must, at the commonwealth Games in 2018 again,” said Bishop.
The world cup excellent tactical and technical skills are of 14 to 30 July.