Voici son annonce. Il est important de rappeler qu’elle a accumulé les blessures depuis son triomphe aux jeux de Bejing et pourtant, dans la communauté, cela n’aurait surpris si elle avait gagné une médaille à Londres puisque son potentiel n’a jamais été remis en question. Il faudra désormais savoir si la longue distance l’intéresse.
Whilst I am upset with the outcome, I have to respect the decision of the Tribunal and will not be pursuing the matter further. I would like to stress that my appeal never involved a merits review of any of the athletes involved, nor the selection committee’s decision. It instead went to matters concerning the selection process, however the Tribunal was satisfied that there was no legal error to be found in the evidence before it.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their kind words and support. It has been a difficult time and one I am glad to have resolved. To that end, I would like to again apologise to those affected by my appeal and to thank the other athletes for their discretion in the matter. My appeal was never a criticism of their abilities and I sincerely wish them all the best for their preparations and performances in London.