Kenrick Monk ‘lucky to be alive’ after hit-and-run accident


The immediate future of Olympic swimmer Kenrick Monk is in jeopardy after the Brisbane-based star was knocked unconscious in a hit-and-run-accident while riding his push bike to training yesterday afternoon. X-rays have revealed two broken bones in his elbow and he will visit a specialist today to confirm the extent of his injuries. This only six months before Australia’s London Olympic trials, with him having been member of the Australian swimming team for the past six years, expected to be part of a very competitive 4×200 freestyle relay team. Read more here on SwimmingWorld Magazine.

“It was a P Plate driver and I believe it was done on purpose. I can’t remember too much after I was hit, but I know I wasn’t doing anything wrong.


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