Andrew Butchart loses funding as companion Lynsey Sharp returns to programme

2012 European champion Lynsey Sharp plans to return to racing after giving beginning to her first youngster

Andrew Butchart has misplaced his British Athletics funding as companion Lynsey Sharp returns to the programme.

Butchart, 29, completed eleventh within the 5,000m at this summer time’s delayed Tokyo Olympics.

Sharp, 31, having survived a most cancers scare in 2019, had a child boy with Butchart earlier this month.

She final competed on the 2019 World Championships and joins fellow 800m runner Jemma Reekie on the funding programme.

Different Scots to obtain help are Zoey Clark, Beth Dobbin, Callum Hawkins, Josh Kerr, Laura Muir, Eilish McColgan, Jake Wightman and Nicole Yeargin.

Muir (silver) and Kerr (bronze) introduced residence 1500m medals for Staff GB in Tokyo.

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