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Britain’s Lizzy Yarnold is to consider her future after retaining her Olympic skeleton title at Pyeongchang 2018.
The 29-year-old became the first Briton – and the first skeleton athlete – to win successive Winter Games golds when she claimed victory on Saturday on a historic day for Team GB.
Asked about her future on Sunday, Yarnold said: “I need to get over my chest infection first.
“I’ll take a break and get back to you.”
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Yarnold is now the most decorated British Winter Olympian – above Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean, and Jeanette Altwegg – who have one gold medal and one bronze each in figure skating.
“As each minute passes it becomes more of a reality, but it still is an unbelievable series of events, of everything just coming together,” added Yarnold, who received her medal on Sunday evening.
“There’s a whole dream of if everything goes right. ‘If I do this, if I get this corner, if that transfers, if the speed comes’, everything will work magically’.
“I guess now it’s just relief that everything did go to plan.”
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