Setback for Tweddle as she pulls out of European Championships
22:02 GMT, 25 April 2012
Britain's Beth Tweddle has pulled out of next month’s European Championships after keyhole surgery on a knee.
The 27-year-old gymnast is a London 2012 gold medal hope in the uneven bars and her withdrawal from the event in Brussels was said to be a precaution.
Injury: Beth Tweddle will not compete at the European Championships
Tweddle said: ‘It’s much better for this to happen now rather than later in the year.’