TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule
Skiing

Bjoergen withdraws from Tour de Ski with irregular heartbeat

{eot}
Associated Press
12/24/2012 1:52:08 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

OSLO, Norway -- Three-time Olympic cross-country skiing champion Marit Bjoergen will miss the Tour de Ski after being hospitalized with an irregular heart beat.

Bjoergen's doctor, Hans Petter Stokke, told Norwegian newspaper VG on Monday that Bjoergen has been discharged from the hospital and will resume training but will remain under observation for three days.

She went to the hospital in Norway for checkups after experiencing an irregular heart rhythm after training on Saturday. She left the hospital the next day.

Norway's ski federation says Bjoergen would not compete in the Tour de Ski, a multi-stage cross-country competition, which starts on Dec. 29 in Oberhof, Germany.

Marit Bjoergen (Photo: Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

zoom

(Photo: Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story


© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television