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TT winner being treated for rare blood disease

Tue, 06 Apr 2021


Isle of Man TT winner Lee Johnston has revealed he is being treated for a rare blood disease.

The 32-year-old has been diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis.

Johnston has confirmed he plans to race at various events this year.

He made the announcement on his YouTube vlog and said he will be required to ‘take injections for the rest of my life’.

Mr Johnston from Fermanagh claimed his maiden TT success in the Supersport class in 2019.

You can watch the video here.


 

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