Dusi: top canoeist has heart attack

2012-01-14 00:00

RENOWNED Pietermaritzburg paddler Tim Cornish (58) suffered a mild heart attack during the weekly Dusi trials on Thursday evening while preparing for the Dusi Canoe Marathon.

He was taken to Medi-Clinic where he spent the night under doctors’ supervision.

Cornish was then transferred to eThekwini Hospital and Heart Centre yesterday. Speaking to Weekend Witness yesterday he said he was “feeling better”.

But doctors wanted to leave nothing to chance and he is undergoing further tests to check how serious the condition is and help him recover.

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