New Zealand swimmer Danyon Loader has decided to hang up the goggles. After 14 years of competitive swimming he has decided to retire before the Sydney Games.
Loader who is now 25 years-old has decided that he has had enough. He was a double gold medallist in Atlanta winning the 200m and 400m Freestyle events. He also won a silver medal in the 200m at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona.
He retires as New Zealand's most distinguished international level swimmer.