Former British Athlete Darren Campbell thanked the almighty God after suffering bleeding on the brain.
Mr. Campbell, who is an Olympic gold medalist confirmed that he had suffered a pituitary apoplexy, a bleed into the pituitary gland at the base of the brain.
The 44-year-old, who won 4×100 metres relay gold at the 2004 Olympics in Athens, had a seizure at home, which left him having to be resuscitated.
He said, after needing a ventilator to breathe, “I nearly died. You have to give thanks. That is how close it was.”
Campbell added: “When they first told me I was on a ventilator, I didn’t believe them. I’ve got other people filling in blanks. If you can’t breathe by yourself, you are not in a good place.