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Australian tennis star Kyrgios pulls out of Tokyo Olympics citing empty stadiums, damage


Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios introduced he is pulled out of the Tokyo Olympics.

The 26-year-old stated on Twitter that one of many fundamental elements of his withdrawal was as a result of taking part in in an empty stadium “would not sit proper with me.”

“It is a determination I did not make frivolously,” Kyrgios stated in a press release posted to his Twitter account. “It has been my dream to characterize Australia on the Olympics and I do know I could by no means get that chance once more. However I additionally know myself. The considered taking part in in entrance of empty stadiums simply would not sit proper with me. It by no means has.”

He added that he needed to get his physique proper and did not wish to take away “from a wholesome Aussie athlete” to characterize the nation.

In accordance with ESPN, Kyrgios is affected by an stomach damage.

This comes after Olympic organizers introduced on Thursday that venues in Tokyo wouldn’t host spectators after town declared a state of emergency.


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