Tuesday, 20 December 2016
ROME – Olympic ski cross bronze medallist Anna Holmlund of Sweden was put in a medically-induced coma after sustaining a head injury in a training accident in Italy, Scandinavian media reported on Monday.
According to the Expressen newspaper, the 29-year-old crashed while training in Bolzano ahead of Tuesday’s FIS World Cup competition in Innichen in northern Italy.
According to Swedish ski cross sporting director, Joar Baatelson, she has some small bleeding on the brain and she was operated on.
Holmlund, who is second in the World Cup rankings, finished third at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi.
Source by: Internet