British pole vaulter Holly Bradshaw to take a break from competitors due to ‘well being, physique and psychological challenges’ and miss World Athletics Indoor Championships in March
- Holly Bradshaw has withdrawn from all indoor meets in the forthcoming season
- The pole vaulter would have been a contender on the world indoors in March
- She has vowed to return for the three main championships in the summer season
Olympic bronze medallist Holly Bradshaw has withdrawn from all indoor meets in the forthcoming season due to ‘health, body and mental challenges’.
The pole vaulter, 30, would have been tipped as a contender on the world indoors in March, however will as a substitute stand down from competitors till the summer season.
She mentioned: ‘To be totally transparent, over the last two months I’ve combating numerous well being, physique and psychological challenges which have considerably affected my capacity to practice close to the extent I would want for.
Holly Bradshaw has withdrawn from all indoor meets in the forthcoming season
‘I’ve very not too long ago suffered with a light bout of glandular fever main to numerous niggles the place my physique clearly can’t tolerate the load I’m asking of it.
‘All of this has left me feeling extremely drained, burdened and deflated so I’m taking this as an indication that I want to recuperate.
‘There is a big outdoor season with three major championships (World Championships, Commonwealth Games and European Championships) so I’m channelling all of my power for an thrilling summer season.’