Was hammer thrower sick or not?THE CYPRUS Amateur Athletic Association The Amateur Athletic Association of England (formerly simply the Amateur Athletic Association) or AAA (pronounced 'three As') is the oldest athletics organization in the UK, having been established in 1880. (KOEAS) yesterday insisted that hammer throw hammer throw
Athletic event in which a hammer is thrown for distance. The hammer consists of a 16-lb (7.26-kg) metal ball attached to a spring steel wire handle that measures not more than 4 ft (1.2 m) in length. Skevi Theodorou was indeed sick and seen by a doctor during the Olympics.
Theodorou herself on Thursday went back on claims that she had been sick and suffering from a fever during the competition and issued an apology to the Cyprus Olympic Committee for her "unfortunate comments".
She added that she only made the comments after being pressurised to do so by a certain individual from Cyprus.
Antonis Georgallides Antonis Georgallides (born January 30, 1982 in Cyprus) is a Cypriot footballer (goalkeeper) who plays for AC Omonia, and the Cypriot National Team. He also played in Anorthosis for six years. of KOEAS yesterday said that Theodorou has since named the individual and that the matter would be investigated fully upon the Cyprus mission's return from Beijing.
"I have already looked into why she said what she did live on television and I have told her that what she did was wrong and encouraged her to apologise."
Georgallides stated that Theodorou had been suffering from a slight cold and was seen by a doctor who prescribed analgesics Analgesics Definition
Analgesics are medicines that relieve pain.
Analgesics are those drugs that mainly provide pain relief. . He also said that she had competed the previous evening while having a temperature.
"This is the reality," he added.
Theodorou failed to make it to the hammer final, finishing, 44th out of 50 athletes in qualifying. Her best attempt was 61 metres, well short of the 68.05m she threw to qualify for the Games.
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