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Fanny Malmborg fights back leukemia, support Fanny

16 Aug 2017 10:00

   Athlete Instagram

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. After booking good progress cancer got back introducing a next nasty phase of fighting the disease.

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" Fanny said in 2016.

In 2017 her illness returned and she goes for her second recovery and will need all your support. On her Insta account she said: "Not really sure about what to say or write... But cancer is back, and I'm starting a new treatment today. Things doesn't always workout the first time, but a winner never quits - right? So I just gotta keep fighting a little bit more before this shit ends." Meanwhile Fanny is back into the next match.

Send her your support here

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