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Mark Lewis-Francis still aiming high

Former Olympic 100 metres relay champion Mark Lewis-Francis is adamant his best years are still ahead of him – and insists he never even contemplated retirement when his lottery funding was withdrawn by UK Athletics.

The 27-year-old, a member of Great Britain’s gold medal-winning quartet in Athens in 2004, saw his funding taken away last month.

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He said: “The years I was injured were my worst years of performance. Before the operation I was performing and I was doing all right, I was running decent times. And I do believe I’ve still got that in my legs.”….Read More

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