Four-time Olympic champion suffered a mild heart attack


Michael Johnsonphoto: Lefteris Pitarakis/ AP Photo

Four-time Olympic champion Sprinter Michael Johnson suffered a mild heart attack. He said this in his Twitter account.

“Last week I suddenly suffered a transient ischemic attack or a mild heart attack. The good news is that now I’m home with the family, decided all questions with heart and has already made great progress towards full recovery,” Johnson said.

American four times and won the gold medal of the Olympic games. In 1992, he became the first in the relay 4 × 400 meters, in 1996 won the personal race at 200 and 400 metres in 2000, excelled at the 400 meter distance. In addition, Johnson eight times won the world Cup.

Johnson retired in 2000. After that, he worked as an expert in the British media.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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