British world silver medallist Ellen Gandy has decided to switch allegiance to her adoptive home of Australia as she aims for a third Olympic campaign, a report said.
File picture. Ellen Gandy competes in the women's 200m butterfly heats at the London Olympics on July 31, 2012. The British world silver medallist has decided to switch allegiance to her adoptive home of Australia as she aims for a third Olympic campaign, a report said. Gandy said the difficulty of living in Melbourne while competing for Britain had taken its toll.
Gandy, whose family moved to Australia when she was 16, said her decision came after a disappointing performance in London where she not only missed out on a medal in the Olympic 200m butterfly, but failed to make the semi-finals.
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