British Olympic swimmer has heart restarted

British Olympic swimmer has heart restarted

Olympic silver medallist Michael Jamieson revealed on Saturday that he had to have his heart re-started on Wednesday.

The Bath Intensive Training Centre swimmer was upbeat about the news which he announced on Twitter.

The 25-year-old said onmj88live: “Long week! My heart was restarted on Wednesday AM, pushing bit too hard at training on Tuesday haha. Docs & nursing staff at RUH/EIS...have been amazing.

"I’m back home & cleared to train! Specialist said he’s only seen this 3 times, all Olympic medallists – pretty cool!"

“...not really sure the reasons behind it happening but I went into an irregular beat after reaching 203 heart rate in a session (max is 193).”

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