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WST Chairman Barry Hearn Recovering After Heart Attack

WST Chairman Barry Hearn expressed his thanks to everyone who has sent him ‘get well’ wishes as he continues to recover at home having suffered a heart attack last weekend.

Hearn’s son Eddie revealed on Wednesday that Barry was taken to hospital on Sunday following a minor heart attack.

Eddie said on Twitter: “As if we can’t thank the NHS enough, I want to particularly thank the staff at Broomfield & Basildon. My dad @BarryHearn was taken to hospital on Sunday after a minor heart attack and was operated on yesterday.He is up and well and returns home today in good spirits!”

Everyone at WST wishes Barry all the best for a fast recovery. Many of snooker’s top players have also sent him their best wishes.