Gold-winning triathlete Brownlee has emergency op to remove appendix┬┐ and posts picture on Twitter!

'Anyone know what this is' Olympic gold triathlete Brownlee has emergency op to remove appendix… and posts picture on Twitter! Alistair had been traveling down to Heathrow when he began to experience stomach painHis father, who is a doctor, sent him straight to A&E where he was diagnosed with appendicitisHe promptly had surgery at Leeds General Infirmary and is now taking a holiday to recover | UPDATED: 11:00 GMT, 4 October 2012 Triathlete Alistair Brownlee Just two months ago, Olympic athlete Alistair Brownlee was receiving a rapturous applause after he won a gold medal in the triathlon in front of a home crowd.