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July 16, 2020 For Alex Zanardi these are decisive hours. The doctors of the Siena hospital started the "progressive reduction of sedo-analgesia" for the athlete, hospitalized in a pharmacological coma. "Following the reduction of sedation - explains the health management - it will take a few days for further evaluations on the patient by the multidisciplinary team that takes care of the athlete" and "to allow each continuation of his therapeutic and rehabilitative path". 

Zanardi has been hospitalized in the intensive care unit of the Sienese university hospital since last June 19, when he was the victim of a road accident, crashing his handbike against a truck, while participating in the non-competitive relay "Obiettivo Tricolore",

Currently, the cardio-respiratory and metabolic parameters remain stable, the neurological picture remains serious and the prognosis remains confidential ". Further information on Alex Zanardi's health conditions will be released next week in agreement with the family.