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Champion Caroline may quit sport

Thursday 20th September 2012
Kicking off: Caroline Fisher

Darfield woman Caroline Fisher secured her 12th British title earlier this month but is unsure how long she will continue in the sport after missing out on the London Olympics.

 

The 29-year-old has been British champion for the last eight years in the -53kg category.

 

Fisher has tried to make the last two Olympics at a heavier weight.  She was controversially left out of the squad for the Beijing Games in 2008 for a woman who then failed to make the required weight.

 

She said: "Watching the Olympics on TV wasn’t what I really wanted to be doing.

 

“I quit my job and funded myself so I could get there so missing out was devastating and I am still quite disappointed about it.”