Toks: ‘Sturdy character’ Kobus Wiese in good spirits


Kobus Wiese’s good good friend and former teammate Toks van der Linde says the Springbok nice is steady and in good spirits after struggling a ‘scary’ coronary heart assault this week, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

Information broke on Thursday that Wiese was rushed to hospital, the place he underwent a process to have a stent inserted right into a narrowed vein.

The 56-year-old is now being intently monitored at Mediclinic Panorama in Cape City, the place he’s recovering.

Talking to on Thursday, Van der Linde defined that Wiese was at house along with his spouse when he first began to really feel unwell on Tuesday night time.

Affected by chest pains and displaying different regarding signs, Wiese was first taken to the Mediclinic in Paarl, the place he was stabilised, earlier than being transferred to Mediclinic Panorama to seek the advice of a number one heart specialist.

A stent was efficiently inserted to open the vein, and Wiese will now be intently monitored within the hospital’s coronary heart unit for the subsequent 48 to 72 hours.

Van der Linde mentioned he was in common communication with Wiese and his spouse.

‘Kobus was very fortunate, however he’s such a robust character that I do know he’ll pull by. However it is a massive wake-up name for everybody.

‘I don’t assume any of us have slept very a lot, however Kobus is a robust oke, and now he’s obtained a second probability. I do know him in and out, he has a really robust thoughts.’

Van der Linde mentioned immense credit score wanted to go to all of the medical employees and docs, who helped save Wiese’s life.

‘Apparently Kobus already says he’s able to go house,’ Van der Linde commented with a chuckle. ‘However this was an enormous fright, so we’ve been saying he should simply chill now. I’m simply so comfortable he’s alive.’


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