Matthew Glaetzer keeps focus on Tokyo Olympics despite cancer surgery

10 November 2019 11:08
Australian diagnosed with thyroid cancer last monthReligion helping track cyclist deal with diagnosisAustralian track cycling star Matthew Glaetzer is targeting two World Cup rounds next month, despite his ongoing cancer treatment, and the the two-time world champion remains focused on next year’s Tokyo Olympics after having surgery last week for thyroid cancer.British cycling legend Sir Chris Hoy has joined Australian teammates in posting messages of support on social media for Glaetzer in the wake of the weekend’s news. Glaetzer was diagnosed late last month after neck soreness, which the London and Rio Olympian put down at first to strength training. But when the problem did not improve, tests showed the seriousness of the problem. Related: ‘Do or die’: Australian cycling in limbo amid landmark governance reform | Kieran Pender Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian