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Tasha Danvers retires due to injuries

Updated: June 17, 2012, 11:58 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Olympic bronze medalist Tasha Danvers has announced her retirement from track and field after failing to recover from a succession of injuries.

The Brit was third in the 400-meter hurdles at the Beijing Games in 2008.

The 34-year-old Danvers had been hoping to compete in her home Olympics in London but quit the sport before this week's announcement of Britain's preliminary squad for track.

Danvers says in a statement that "based on my training at different stages, ...

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