Asthma rife among elite athletes, finds study

70% of top UK swimmers and third of Team Sky cyclists suffer from some form of condition, especially exercise-induced asthma It’s not unknown for elite sports people to have asthma – Paula Radcliffe and Paul Scholes are among well-known British examples – but the good news for wheezy children wistfully dreaming of a sporting career is that research is increasingly uncovering just how many ...