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Nijland abandons due to heart problems

By:
Anthony Tan
Published:
October 29, 2005, 1:00 BST,
Updated:
April 21, 2009, 0:17 BST
Edition:
Cyclocross news & racing round-up for October 29, 2005

Dutch cyclo-crosser Maarten Nijland had to abandon the first round of the World Cup series in...

Dutch cyclo-crosser Maarten Nijland had to abandon the first round of the World Cup series in Kalmthout due to heart rhythm problems. Halfway through the race, Nijland stopped to see the race doctor, but the first examination did not reveal anything serious. Nijland has suffered similar problems in the past, but may resume training in the coming days according to his doctor.

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