Handball player 'absolutely gutted' by Olympic funding loss

Handball player Chris McDermott has tweeted:

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I'm devastated. Absolutely gutted. Gave everything for 7 years now we've been chopped.

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What now? Well I'm going to carry on training and try to continue to improve the level of Handball in this country. #initforthelonghaul

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