Danish shot put athlete Olsen to retire
Jul 22, 2009, 12:12 GMT
Copenhagen - Danish shot put athlete Joachim B Olsen who won an Olympic bronze medal at the 2004 Athens Games has decided to retire, he said Wednesday.
Olsen, 32, said he had 'struggled' with several serious injuries in recent months and finally realized that his 'body has had enough,' he told public broadcaster DR.
He said he was proud of his achievements that include two bronze medals at the world indoor championships.
Olsen also won the 2007 European indoor championships as well as a bronze and a silver in the European indoors and collected two medals in the outdoor European Championships.