Peter Sagan undergoes second heart procedure, as Olympics nears

Return to training after first operation reveals further heart rhythm issues

Peter Sagan
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Peter Sagan will undergo a second heat procedure in the space of a few weeks after his return to training threw up further rhythm related issues with his heart. 

The Slovakian former world champion had the first procedure three weeks ago in Italy after experiencing a tachycardic episode during a mountain bike event in Spain. 

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Tom joined Cycling Weekly in early 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

He has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the recent Glasgow World Championships. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world and interviewed some of the sport's top riders. 

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