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Last Saturday was an intense day for Fernando Barceló.
La Vuelta passed by his house,
A day that the young Cofidis cyclist had marked on the calendar, but that ended in the scare of his life.
His heart raced to 230 beats.
And not precisely because of the emotion.
The man from Huesca, who was even on the run - the fifth stage of the Spanish round was finally scored by
- suffered a tachycardia in the middle of the race.
As he explained this Thursday on Radio Marca, while his heart was beating too fast and he was beginning to feel bad, in the first port of the day, he called for help from the medical car.
And he saw how, even clinging to it, effortlessly, he continued with very high pulsations "without pedaling."
Shortly after, he returned to his normal figures and they decided to finish the stage.
Although afterwards he would no longer start the next day: his heart needed a review.
Soon after, doctors recommended
to fix a small problem with a vein in her heart.
It was to take place next Wednesday in Barcelona (by doctors Josep Bruguera and Chema Tolosana), but the problems of Barceló, who turns 25 in January, with his private health insurance, have postponed the surgery.
As the former Euskadi-Murias cyclist has denounced on social networks,
Adeslas has "left him lying
"They take refuge in the fact that there has been an interruption in the mutuals," says Barceló, who was discharged for a few months when he returned to Cofidis.
For now, you must continue to rest and wait until the operation can be carried out to start thinking about the next season.
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