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Goldie gets emotional over email support

Goldie's tweets Credit: Twitter

Team GB Olympian Goldie Sayers has tweeted her thanks about the dozens of emails of support she has received following her Olympic disappointment.

The Newmarket javelin athlete tweeted: "Can't stop crying at all the amazing msgs from complete strangers".

Goldie failed to qualify for the Olympic javelin final because of an elbow injury.


Goldie Sayers injury scare

Goldie Sayers has her arm taped up during training in Portugal Credit: PA

Newmarket javelin thrower Goldie Sayers has had an injury scare ahead of the start of the Olympic games in London.

Reports out of Team GB's training camp in Portugal suggest the British record holder has damaged ligaments in her elbow.

She is responding well to treatment and is still expected to compete in the games.