BRITISH Olympian Polly Swann was aiming to return to the podium in Tokyo but is now considering rebooting her medical career to join the battle against coronavirus.
Swann, a Rio silver medallist, wanted to round off her rowing career at this year’s Olympics before resuming her life as a doctor.
Yet with the Games postponed until next year, Swann (pictured) is mulling returning to the medical profession now.
‘I feel really conflicted by the whole thing,’ said the 31-year-old. ‘I am not essential to the NHS but I could help.
‘I see friends and family in the NHS and there is a real sense they are pulling together.’
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