The state of Stefan Everts, who during a visit to Congo affected by malaria, is no longer criticism, let his family know. The former world champion motocross is still in the intensive care unit of the University Hospital in Leuven. About the effects of the malaria, or over the duration of the recovery and even now there is still nothing to be said.
Stefan Everts (46) was on december 7, rushed to the hospital in the university hospital of Leuven, after earlier in the week, malaria was determined. His condition is no longer critical, so let his family Monday know.
“It is, therefore, no longer necessary for the tenfold world champion motocross to sederen”, as it sounds in a statement. “Everts is still in the intensive care unit of the University Hospital in Leuven, where he is on the foot being monitored, and where only family is allowed. About the consequences of malaria (studies walk further) or over the duration of the recovery and even now there is still nothing to be said.”
Stabbed in the Congo
The tenfold world champion motocross ran the disease after he, in november, had participated in a motocross race for charity in the Congo. He took part for the first time at the “4 hours of Lubumbashi”, a race organised by a club which, since 2002, local children support with various projects, such as building a school. During his short period in the Congo was Everts stung by the malaria mosquito, the disease spreads.
Stefan Everts collected between 1991 and 2006, ten world championship titles (1x 125cc, 3x 250cc and 6x 500cc/mx1) and 101 Grand Prix wins in the motocross. He was five times voted the Sportsman of the Year in our country (only Eddy Merckx do with six elections better). Today he is working as team manager.