James Wade is an English professional darts player who was taken to hospital after falling ill on Sunday during a European darts competition.
James Martin Wade, professionally known as James Wade, is a professional darts player currently playing in the Professional darts Corporation (PDC).
After falling ill after a quarter-final of a European darts competition on Sunday, the darts player was rushed to a German hospital. His wife Samantha stated that James is recovering in hospital.
James is set to miss night 14 of the Premier League after his illness as he remains in a hospital and is not yet fit enough to return. Continue reading to know more about the player’s health.
What Is Wrong With Darts Player James Wade? Darts Hero Rushed To Hospital After Feeling Ill/Sick
World number five professional darts player James Wade was forced to withdraw from the European Darts Open on Sunday following an illness. He has been due to participate in the semi-finals, but after feeling seek was advised to pull out of the event.
The player confirmed that he is not recovering in a German hospital after being taken ill after his quarter-final victory over Ryan Searle.
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He was hospitalized after being taken ill with a worrying heart problem. According to the reports, James suffered from severe symptoms, including high blood pressure, racing heart, nausea, and dizziness.
Following the symptoms, the darts hero had to undergo several tests to identify the cause. The 11-time major winner is currently comfortable and improving; however, he remains detained for observation and further treatment.
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He was born on April 6, 1983, in Aldershot, Hampshire. Following the victory in the 2006 World Matchplay at the age of 24, Wade became the youngest darts player to win a major PDC title.
Wade is also the winner of the World Grand Prix in 2007 and 2010, the UK Open in 2008, 2011, as well as 2021, the Premier League in 2009, the Championship League in 2011, and the Masters in 2014.
Darts legend James Wade being kept in hospital after withdrawing from tournament with 'heart problem' https://t.co/5ALm1PNKkg
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Adding more to his achievements, he won the European Championship and the World Series of Darts Finals in 2018. He grabbed his career-high ranking of second in the PDC Order of Merit.
Before joining the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) in 2004, James began his career in 2001 in the British Darts Organisation (BDO). His best performance came at the International Darts League in 2004 and 2007, reaching the quarter-finals in both events.
What Happened To James Wade? He Is Recovering In A German Hospital After Being Ill
On Sunday evening, Darts Hero James Wade was rushed to a German hospital in Leverkusen to seek emergency medical assistance after feeling extremely unwell. He then pulled out before his semi-final match due to his health condition.
Wade has now released a statement confirming that he feels comfortable and recovering in the hospital. However, he remains under observation and is not ready to return home.
His wife Samatha stated, “Clearly we want our hero as quickly as possible but the medical staff has been amazing with James and he is extremely grateful for the care they have shown to him – we are taking their advice on when it will be safe for James to return home.”
She also added that James is desperate to make sure that he doesn’t let anyone down and is already talking about returning to the competitive action for people who have bought tickets. However, he still has to rest for some time for a full recovery.