Three-time Olympic rowing gold medalist Reed paralysed

first_img 10 months ago Rowers sparkle with gold in Asian Championship on a Diwali Day READ: “Come Back Stronger” Resound Fans In Response To Glen Maxwell’s BreakREAD: New Meme Trend Shows Life Before Invention Of Things, Netizens Laud 11 months ago Tejashwi Yadav says BJP-JD(U) infighting turning Bihar into a circus 11 months ago Bihar Floods: 900 cases of Dengue reported, Patna worst hit by floods FOLLOW US WATCH US LIVE 10 months ago Bihar CM Nitish Kumar orders high-level meeting to review waterlogging SUBSCRIBE TO US 10 months ago Alexander Ludwig to join Michael Shannon in ‘Swing’ Last Updated: 31st October, 2019 16:57 IST Three-time Olympic Rowing Gold Medalist Reed Paralysed Triple Olympic rowing champion Pete Reed has been left paralyzed from his chest down following a spinal stroke, he announced. Triple Olympic rowing champion Pete Reed has been left paralyzed from his chest down following a spinal stroke, he announced.Reed has won four Olympic goldThe 38-year-old, a lieutenant commander in the Royal Navy, won the coxless four Olympic gold in Beijing in 2008 and London in 2012 before adding a third when the eight triumphed in Rio de Janeiro three years ago.READ: Ill Djokovic Survives Scare In Paris Opener, Nadal Also ThroughPete Reed tweeted about his paralysisReed had tweeted earlier this month he had suffered a spinal stroke which he added is “very rare” and he took to Instagram to reveal the fall-out from it. “There is a very small chance I will make no recovery and a very small chance I will make a full recovery,” he said in his post “Much more likely it will be somewhere in between. To what extent depends on the extent of the damage (which we can’t see) and how well I rehab.” READ: Glenn Maxwell: Justin Langer Lauds The All-rounder’s ‘great Courage’A spinal stroke is a disruption in the blood supply to the spinal cord and five-time world champion Reed says doctors do not know what caused his. “It was in the middle of my spine so I’m currently paralyzed beneath my chest,” said Reed, who retired from rowing last year. “My arms are still strong and my brain is still as average as it ever was.”  WE RECOMMEND Press Trust Of India First Published: 31st October, 2019 16:57 IST COMMENT LIVE TV Written Bylast_img read more