In the past two and a half years, the number of athletes suffering sudden cardiac arrests and related issues has soared to alarming levels.
In early 2021, young athletes started suddenly collapsing with heart-related medical emergencies.
Since then, a staggering 1,884 cardiac arrests or other serious issues have been recorded among athletes.
Unfortunately, 1,310 of those athletes died suddenly.
Good Sciencing has been maintaining a non-exhaustive and continuously growing list of mainly young athletes who suffered major medical issues in 2021, 2022, and the first half of 2023.
Source: Slay News