Retiring Titi aims a jab at SA Athletics’ way

Titi has announced his decision to quit athletics after struggling to overcome a medical problem.
South Africa’s Ncincilili Titi competes in the heats of the men’s 200m athletics event at Hampden Park during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on July 30, 2014. AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS / AFP)

Promising South Africa sprinter Ncincilili Titi has announced his decision to quit athletics after struggling to overcome a medical problem.

US-based Titi wrote on his Twitter page “Time I hang up my spikes, focus on other things, I guess till further notice…”

https://twitter.com/GeezMix11/status/1092902200488222730

“Would be lovely if ASA or SASCOC would step in, but sadly that’s not my reality. I do have other passions so that’s where my energy is gonna be going now”.

The 25-year-old who is the fifth-fastest South African of all time also stated that he was unable to invest “any more resources” into trying to overcome his injury.

Titi was a member of the SA 4x100m team that set the 38.35sec national record at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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