The Olympic champion of the Beijing Games, figure skater Anna Shcherbakova, fell ill with mononucleosis, reports Sport24.
According to the source, in the second half of June, Shcherbakova interrupted training at the training ground. It was previously reported that this was done for medical reasons.
Mononucleosis is a severe and acute viral disease that affects the lymphatic system. The infectious disease is transmitted by airborne droplets, often with saliva. In case of untimely treatment, it threatens to develop into arthritis or sclerosis.