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Kirchen unlikely to race again

Posted: Sun Dec 19, 2010 1:28 pm
by Aushiker

Kim Kirchen thinks it is highly unlikely that he will ride professionally in 2011, and indicated that he may never return to the peloton. The 32-year-old said that doctors are still searching for the reasons for his heart attack in June. The pace-maker implanted in his heart at that time may put an end to his active career.

Very disappointing. I wonder why the pacemaker is considered the issue here ...