Liz Cambage withdraws from Australian Olympic team, citing mental health
....."Every athlete competing in the Olympic games should be at their mental and physical peak," Cambage said in her statement. "It`s no secret that in the past I`ve struggled with my mental health and recently I`ve been really worried about heading into a `bubble` Olympics. No family. No friends. No fans. No support system outside of my team. It`s honestly terrifying for me.".....   ...more

Bethany`s Notes: One of the biggest challenges in this Olympics is the lack of spectators and fans (especially family and friends). Most athletes would love their family there to support them and to make the experience more comfortable. The prep year to the Games has been challenging already and the lack of spectators (especially family and friends) continues to take it`s toll on athlete mental health.

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