Vanessa Fernandes interrupts her career due to health problems

Portuguese triathlete Vanessa Fernandes, world champion in 2007 and a silver medalist at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, announced that she is interrupting her career for health reasons at the age of 25.

In a letter released by Benfica, his current club, Fernandes assured that it is not "an abandonment" and explained that it is only a "temporary interruption" that allows him to return "in full within a short time.

 

«I know that I will be able to return and that this phase represents only a short interval in my sports career. I hope to have your support, "said the athlete without specifying a date for her return.

 

Source: Reuters

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