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Laura Muir and Jemma Reekie have been present process altitude coaching in South Africa forward of the World Championships later this yr; the pair have left the camp and returned to the UK, the place they’re working in Loughborough.

Final Up to date: 30/03/23 11:45am

Laura Muir (proper) and Jemma Reekie have been in South Africa for a coaching camp

Laura Muir and Jemma Reekie’s coach, Andy Younger, has denied he has had a bust-up with the pair after they left their coaching camp in South Africa.

Muir and Reekie have been coaching in South Africa as they step up preparations for the World Championships in Budapest later this yr.

However they’ve returned to the UK and are coaching at Loughborough.

Younger, who has been working with Muir for over a decade, denied studies the pair had left after a bust-up.

“There was no bust-up. I feel you’d discover the ladies have been nervous about my well being when you spoke to them,” Younger instructed The Occasions.

“(They) felt I wasn’t taking care of myself correctly, possibly thought stress was attending to me. I might say they have been studying an excessive amount of into it.”

Beneath Younger, Muir has gained Olympic 1500m silver, world 1500m bronze, two European Championship titles and 5 European Indoor crowns.

Reekie completed fourth within the 800m on the Tokyo Olympics and was fifth in the identical occasion eventually yr’s European Championships and 1500m on the Commonwealth Video games.

A UK Athletics spokesperson stated: “UK Athletics can affirm that Laura Muir and Jemma Reekie left their altitude coaching location final week to return residence to the UK.

“World Class Programme employees and providers are persevering with to work with each athletes to make sure they obtain the help they require as they evaluation their coaching and competitors programmes for the season forward.”



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