• Christophe Lemaitre opts out of competing in the 100m
» Thursday, 26 July 2012
Article source: Athletics
European 100m Champion from Helsinki this year and world 200m bronze medalist form Daegu last year has made a decsion not to compete in men's 100m dash in London Olympics. Frenchman's coach confirms decision to concentrate on 200m. French men will concentrate on the 200m which is his best hope for medal and 4x100m realy.
Carraz, the athletes coach, said they could reconsider the decision to miss the 100m if there were significant withdrawals before the event, which starts on 4 August.
Athlete is planning on arriving to athletes village on August 4, just a day before athletic competition starts.