CWG: Brit athletes move out over security threat

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London, Sep 22: After Australian athletes, now its top British athletes that took out their names from Commonwealth Games (CWG) schedule over security concern.

Three top English athletes, including world triple jump champion Phillips Idowu, on Sep 21 moved out from CWG 2010.

Besides Idowu, the other two athletes to pull out are Christine Ohuruogu and Lisa Dobriskey.

In a social networking website, Idowu said, "Sorry people, but I have children to think about. My safety is more important to them than a medal."

Earlier corruptions in CWG federation itself hit the image of the game badly. Now its terror attack and filthy atmosphere of CWG village, including dengue and flood that again created fear among the participants in the game.

OneIndia News

Story first published: Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 10:25 [IST]
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