Olympics 2012

SA swim legend has cancer

2012-08-15 10:02
Karen Muir (File)
Johannesburg - South African swimming legend Karen Muir, 59, who smashed several world swimming records in 1965, has end stage breast cancer and has been told she only has a few months to live, it was reported on Tuesday.

In 1980, she was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame.

According to Beeld, Muir had been battling breast cancer since 2009, and had been told by her doctors that the cancer had spread to other parts of her body.

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