Bydgoszcz (Poland) (AFP)
The 110m hurdles European champion Pascal Martinot-Lagarde, who is scheduled to race the European Team Championships in Bydgoszcz (Poland) from Friday to Sunday, said he suffered a "start of mononucleosis", detected after the World Championships. La France.
"Shortly before the French Championships (26 - 28 July in Saint-Etienne) I had a nil session, I was wondering what was wrong so I had a blood test and I was waiting for the results during the Championships, which has detected a beginning of mononucleosis ", said" PML "at a press point
"I'm better," he assured as he received the reassuring results of a second blood test. The hurdler has decided to line up anyway at the Bydgoszcz European Team Championships.
After a late recovery due to an injury to the left adductor, Martinot-Lagarde ran in 13 sec 34 July 5 in Lausanne, achieving the required level of performance for the World Cup Doha (September 27 - October 6), before to finish 2nd of the French Championships on July 28 behind Wilhem Belocian (13.41).
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