Olympics Short Track

Elise Christie has written of her gratitude at the support she has received after failing to claim the Olympic medal she craves.

The short track speedskater was disqualified from the 1000m on Tuesday night while competing with an ankle injury which would ordinarily require six weeks of rehabilitation.

She wrote on Twitter: “I wasn’t ready to let go, the reality was that with my ankle the way it was medalling was so unlikely, but my heart held on to that little bit of hope.”

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