Double Olympic Champion to have hip surgery today
The 2017 racing season of Alistair Brownlee is over. Having not raced since his victory at the World Triathlon Series Leeds in June, on Friday evening the two-time Olympic Champion confirmed that today (Saturday), he would be undergoing surgery to resolve a ‘chronic hip problem’.
Best wishes to Alistair and lets hope we see him back to full strength in 2018.
Tomorrow is a big day. After years of struggling with a chronic hip problem, I go under the knife. It has been a tough decision but suffering from an acute flare I am left with little option. Unfortunately it will take me away from competing for the rest of the year but I hope it will enable me to continue doing what I love for many years to come. In the mean time I'll get to enjoy a bit of Yorkshire relaxation which is a rare treat.