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Stomach virus puts Sir Chris Hoy in hospital

Sir Chris Hoy, one of Scotland's most successful exports

Sir Chris Hoy, one of Scotland's most successful exports

OLYMPIAN Sir Chris Hoy has revealed he was admitted to hospital for a stomach virus at the weekend.

The 36-year-old, from Edinburgh, had to spend a night in hospital after falling ill with a mysterious bug.

Cyclist Hoy tweeted his 418,000 followers this afternoon: “Had a rough weekend with a stomach virus, including a night in the hospital. Pleased to say I’m on the mend and back training now.”

Dozens of fans were quick to offer the six-time Olympic gold medal winner support.

Follower Zainab Walji tweeted: “Oh no! Am so glad you’re feeling better now,” with Ken Adams adding: “Glad to hear you’re ok and you’re back on track with your training.”

Vicky Dagget tweeted: “Sounds horrid, there’s lots going around....hopefully you’ll get better as fast as you can cycle.”

 

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