Hollie Avil: I quit Olympics over eating disorder

22/05/12

Hollie Avil

Hollie Avil is a former triathlon World and European champion, who also competed in the 2008 Olympics, but - at 22 - she's just announced she's quitting the sport.

The Northampton-born athlete also intended to be at London 2012 but says that an eating disorder and depression meant she no longer enjoyed the training and competing.

Newsbeat spoke to Hollie to find out more about how her illness affected her life.