Published in Health and Medicine Week, November 22nd, 2004
"My lungs were so blocked and stuffed for so long that it was partially deflated and there was fluid in there, it was fairly serious," the star swimmer said on Australian TV.
"It was thought once it cleared up there could be scar tissue on the lungs, but I had a CAT scan about 2 weeks ago and found it was all clear."
Hackett's coach Denis Cotterell said that Hackett had lost up to one-quarter of his lung capacity at Athens....
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