European Championships 2018: Dai Greene withdraws due to hamstring damage
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Britain’s athletics captain Dai Greene has withdrawn from the continuing European Championships due to a hamstring damage.
Greene, 32, was as a consequence of compete within the males’s 400m hurdles however didn’t participate within the heats on Monday.
The Welshman gained the European title in 2010 and world gold in 2011 however solely raced 11 occasions between 2014 and 2017.
British Athletics tweeted: “He is been an incredible captain and can proceed to encourage his team-mates from trackside.”
After ending exterior the medals at London 2012, Greene didn’t make the ultimate on the 2013 World Championships and was unable to compete on the Rio Olympics in 2016.
He misplaced Nationwide Lottery funding in November that 12 months, earlier than withdrawing from this 12 months’s Commonwealth Video games with a hamstring damage.