ECGs recommended for Aussie olympians
Dale Oen, 26, was one of Norway’s medal hopes for the London Games when he died suddenly of cardiac arrest at a training camp in Arizona on
Dr Peter Baquie, Australian Olympic team medical director, said ECGs were recommended, but not mandated, for athletes following a consensus statement by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 2009.
“It’s strongly recommended that when athletes have a medical assessment as part of the preparation for London, that an ECG is included,” Dr Baquie
“People are dying. There were two soccer