Bad news for the Hungarian swim team: Olympic Bronze Medalist Boglárka Kapás (23) is sick

Monday, December 5, 2016

Olympic Bronze Medalist Boglárka Kapás (23) is sick and it is highly questionable whether she can compete at 13th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) 2016 Windsor (CAN) begins on Tuesday.

The young swimmer already struggled with a mysterious disease in the fall said her coach.

At the national championship it was noticeable that something was not right with her health. The coach sent her to a blood test, which revealed that she was suffering from anemia and iron deficiency. After this she got an inflamed tooth; later, she missed several training sessions due to high fever - said her coach.

Her doctor suggested that she should skip the 400m and the 800m freestyle events in Windsor and compete only in the 4 × 200m relay.

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