Former Norwich schoolgirl Emma Pooley won't receive funding from British Cycling next year.
Pooley won silver in the Beijing Olympics road time trial in 2008 and competed at the London games.
Pooley was left off the endurance list after spending 2013 concentrating on completing her PhD.
However, there was better news for female cycling in another part of the region today with Bury St Edmunds confirmed as the final stop for next year's inaugural Women's Tour.
Britain's former world champion and Olympic medalist Emma Pooley has joined Swiss team Bigla Cycling for the 2013 season.
The Norwich racer had been pondering her future in the wake of her Olympic disappointment.
Norwich's Olympic hopeful Emma Pooley has today received an honorary degree from the University of East Anglia.
She's got the honour just nine days before she competes in the women's road race in London 2012.
Olympic medallist Ema Pooley was in her home city of Norwich to pick up an honorary degree from the University of East Anglia.
The Beijing Silver Medallist talks to ITV Anglia's Donovan Blake.