The world was in a state of shock following Christian Eriksen‘s sudden collapsed after suffering cardiac arrest during Denmark’s Euro 2020 opener against Finland at Parken Stadium on June 12th, 2021. So in this episode, we dive deeper to understand on what is the cause & reason behind cardiac arrest professional athletes and what are the necessary measures that can be done when such an incident arises.
We were privilege enough to have the former director chief of Malaysia’s National Sports Council and former CEO of National Sports Institute, Dato’ Dr. Ramlan Abdul Aziz to give us an insight on this topic which has once again raised a lot of concern following Christian Eriksen’s incident.
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We would like to extend our thanks to Dr. Ramlan for taking his time to chat with us, and we wish him all the best in his new project – a legacy project – a book, not about himself but on Malaysia’s Olympians. So be sure to check out that.
As someone who has served the country for more than 30 years and has been involved in Malaysia’s Olympic Contingent in various capacities from the Summer Games in Barcelona 1992 to London 2012, it was important for us to dedicate this special episode to Dr. Ramlan on his life experience and journey.