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Nadal pulls out of the Olympics

Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the Olympics Credit: MPT/CC

Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the Olympics, saying he's 'not in condition'.

The wolrd's number three tennis player, and reigning olympic champion, cited physical problems following a gruelling season.

Nadal, who was set to be the Spanish flag-bearer at the opening ceremony, added that his withdrawal would allow a better prepared player to take his place.

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