Tamsin Lewis, a doctor and former pro-triathlete, fell sick in March with the coronavirus and is still experiencing symptoms 11 months on. Photo: courtesy of Tamsin Lewis Tamsin Lewis, a doctor and former pro-triathlete, fell sick in March with the coronavirus and is still experiencing symptoms 11 months on. Photo: courtesy of Tamsin Lewis
Tamsin Lewis, a doctor and former pro-triathlete, fell sick in March with the coronavirus and is still experiencing symptoms 11 months on. Photo: courtesy of Tamsin Lewis

Former Ironman champion brought low by ‘long Covid’ describes the symptoms and what it’s like to suffer

  • Former UK Ironman champ and medical doctor Tamsin Lewis is still beating back debilitating symptoms almost a year after contracting Covid-19
  • For the former elite athlete, a 1km amble now feels like a 10km sprint and she still suffers muscle and joint aches, heart palpitations and fever

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Tamsin Lewis, a doctor and former pro-triathlete, fell sick in March with the coronavirus and is still experiencing symptoms 11 months on. Photo: courtesy of Tamsin Lewis Tamsin Lewis, a doctor and former pro-triathlete, fell sick in March with the coronavirus and is still experiencing symptoms 11 months on. Photo: courtesy of Tamsin Lewis
Tamsin Lewis, a doctor and former pro-triathlete, fell sick in March with the coronavirus and is still experiencing symptoms 11 months on. Photo: courtesy of Tamsin Lewis
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