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Jackie Stewart discharged from hospital

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Triple world champion Sir Jackie Stewart has been discharged from Hillingdon Hospital, near Uxbridge in Middlesex, where he was taken after complaining of chest pains on a flight to Heathrow from Geneva on Wednesday.

A spokesman for his office, describing Stewart's problem as a "physical setback", said the family is "expecting a full recovery".

He reportedly received onboard first aid treatment from a British Airways stewardess after passing out, but was said to be conscious when he was met by paramedics on arrival at the airport at 12.45pm.

His son, Paul Stewart, told BBC Sport last night: "I've just spoken to him. He seemed absolutely fine. He did pass out and as a precaution was taken to hospital. Obviously we need to establish what happened. Hopefully he'll be checked over and it will be nothing more sinister."

Stewart was returning home from the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland.

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