By Greg Potts
Wheelchair racer David Weir CBE has announced that he has quit TeamGB and hit out at governing body British Athletics.
The six-time Paralympic gold medalist took to Twitter to reveal his decision.
Weir, who won four gold medals at London 2012 but suffered a disappointing Rio 2016 campaign, did not say why he had retired, only that he had “been let down again”.
“Today is the day I officially retire from GB I will never put a shirt on again. What a joke,” said the 37-year-old.”
Despite quitting TeamGB, Weir says that he is not finished competing.
“I have just retired from GB I will still be at the London Marathon this year,” he Tweeted.