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Palmer withdraws from Commonwealth Games

Sep 3, 1998

Paul Palmer Britain's 400 free Olympic Silver Medallist and World Champs Bronze Medallist as well as the European 200 free Champion is withdrawing from the Commonwealth Games due to illness.

We had previous reports that Paul had been battling some muscle fatigue injuries in his shoulders and arms brought on by a bout of flu he suffered back in May. These injuries will know keep him from competing for England at the upcoming Commonwealth Games which begin in just over a week Sept 11-21 in Kuala Lumpur.