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Fanny Malmborg fights back leukemia, support Fanny

29 Dec 2016 20:55

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Former Swedish Cadet and Junior Champion Fanny Malmborg is having a total other battle than expected. The end of 2016 brought her bad news and it's her toghest fight in her life. Malmborg was diagnosed with leukemia.

The 23-year old judoka already received mental support from all over the world. Malmborg fought well known generation athletes who made it to senior level such as Lola Benarroche, Nekoda Davis, Bekky Livesey, Arleta Podolak, Jaione Equisoain, Sanne Verhagen and many more. 
Malmborg had a good year in 2013 with her second Swedish junior title U57kg and participation at European and World Junior Championships. 
Where Malmborg wasn't lucky this year with severe injuries and her third acl injury 2016 progressed worse. Malmborg:  "Honestly thats nothing compared to the end of 2016... But... When life hits you hard, you just have to fight back even harder - right? So thats kind of my plan."

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