Former European Junior Champion Mateusz Matczak in coma after fall

0

23-year-old Mateusz Matcak from Poland is currently in a coma after suffering serious head injuries following a fall while drunk. He won gold in the 400 freestyle and 400 IM at the European Junior Championships in Antwerp 2007, and a silver in the 200 IM, and was due to fight for a place in the Polish Olympic team next month, until he recently withdrew without offering any explanation. Currently in a medically induced coma for a further two or three days, doctors at the hospital have played down reports that the swimmer was attacked: “From what we have seen, it’s very likely that the patient was not beaten up, but just hit by a car.” Read Thenews.pl

Advertisements

About Author

Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, spare-time swimming aficionado. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Swimming Association. Likes to run :-)

Leave A Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close