Olympic 100 metres freestyle champion Kyle Chalmers has pulled out of a universe championships in Hungary to have medicine for a heart condition, Swimming Australia (SA) pronounced on Wednesday.
The 18-year-old, who dumbfounded a universe with his bullion award during a Rio Games, suffers from supraventricular tachycardia, a condition that can means an abnormally quick heart kick and palpitations, and forced him to skip a 100m final during a Australian brief march championships in November.
“The preference was not finished easily and concerned clever conference with Chalmers’ doctor, his manager Peter Bishop and Australian Dolphins Swim Team Head Coach, Jacco Verhaeren,” SA pronounced in a statement.
“We motionless it was in Kyle’s best prolonged tenure seductiveness to get a medicine finished earlier rather than later,” his manager Bishop said.
“This will capacitate Kyle a good liberation period, before scheming for a home Commonwealth Games in 2018.”
Chalmers would have medicine in entrance weeks and a preference on his deputy would be finished internally, SA said.
Chalmers’ withdrawal comes a month after compatriot and twice 100m freestyle champion James Magnussen pronounced he would skip a Jul 14-30 championships in Budapest to concentration on scheming for subsequent year’s home Commonwealth Games during a Gold Coast.
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