London: Britain's Nathan Robertson, a former Olympic silver medallist, announced his retirement from badminton on Tuesday.
The 35-year-old, who won the mixed doubles silver medal with Gail Emms in Athens eight years ago, decided to hang up his racquet after his failure to qualify for the London Olympics later this year.
Robertson revealed his retirement on Twitter: "So I can now officially say. I AM RETIRED.... Thank you to everyone who supported and helped me throughout my entire career.