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Miracle operation is booked: WORLD cup-legend will rise from the wheelchair

Speedway-legend Tomasz Gollob running into the new year with the hope to be walking again.

The former world champion has been confined to a wheelchair since he crashed on the motorcycle in april 2017 and was paralysed from the chest down.

the Pole hovered between life and death back then, but the doctors managed with surgery in the hours after the accident. Førligheden was not to save at that time.

But the 47-year-old Gollob do not give up. He has thought to come up for grabs again - in the truest sense of the word.

Hope to soon be done to the action. In February, he must undergo an operation, which there is inserted an implant in the Polish star, and the spinal cord.

the Procedure must take place in the swiss city of Lausanne, where a small revolution in the area has meant that specialists are able to bind the injured spinal cord together with the healthy. If all goes well.

The kind of costs money. A lot of money. The price of the operation is just over 6.5 million. Danish kroner. It writes Aftonbladet, citing the Polish media Super Express.

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Tomasz Gollob (yth.) and Nicki Pedersen in the near deul during the european contest in Poland in 2011. Photo: AP

Gollob has gotten outside help to finance the visit to the clinic. The Polish speedway-the organization has collected in to the surgery to support one of the country's big sportshelte.

I have been given the opportunity to do this in Switzerland, and it is something that I will do. The last 18 months I have been struggling to raise me up from the bed. I have cried all my tears, said Gollob in december.

The Polish profile won the individual WORLD title in 2010, and has triumphed several times at the world championship for teams.

Danish Nicki Pedersen has had Gollob as one of its biggest rivals, while the two both found themselves in the speedway-verdenstoppen.

The triple world champion was also soon out with the desire for a speedy recovery to his colleague, when the accident took place a good year and a half ago.

Pedersen is for the first time since his debut in the WORLD championship series in 2002, not to find in this year's world championship.

But even if the fynboen couldn't get access through a Danish wild card, he has not given up hope of a return to the series he last won in 2008.

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