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LEADING CARDIOLOGISTS CALL FOR HEART SCREENING TO BE OFFERED TO ‘GRASS ROOTS’ ATHLETES 

Mary Glindon MP joined the national charity, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) at a high profile parliamentary reception last night as it raised the debate about the importance of screening young athletes at  ‘grass roots’ level.

Ms Glindon attended the event, along with a number of young ‘Olympic hopefuls’ who were keen to highlight the importance of promising young athletes being offered specialist cardiac screening at the outset of their training careers.

Professor Sanjay Sharma, CRY’s Consultant Cardiologist and newly appointed cardiologist for the 2012 Olympics addressed the audience of MPs and families who had been affected by the tragic condition, young sudden cardiac death.

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