Australian Cyclist Cameron Meyer decided to withdraw his name from the Australian Cycling Team. He did it because of personal reasons.
Cameron Meyer’s father is suffering from brain cancer. He stated it to be the reason for his tough decision.
Unfortunately, you don’t always get to choose when life throws you it’s challenges. Good Luck Australia and Congratulation Ben O’Connor on your epic TDF Stage win. You lifted some spirits last night in this house hold and across Perth.Cameron Meyer tweeted on Monday.
Due to family health reasons where my father is continuing to battle stage four brain cancer and with the difficult travel restrictions around the COVID pandemic, I believe I am unable to represent my country in Tokyo at 100%.Meyer said in a conference
The Cycling Australia Performance Director, Simon Jones has announced that the panel will come up with a replacement by the end of the week.
There have been many big names in the sports world that have decided to pull out of The Tokyo Olympics 2020. Whether the reasons be personal or professional, there is always a slight connection to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Athletes believe that it is not healthy for their minds and bodies to compete during such a scenario.