Now exit the friidrottsikonen its services, writes Aftonbladet.
"I felt that there must simply be enough now," says 72-year-old to the magazine.
he took among other things, an OLYMPIC gold medal in the 3 000 metres hurdles and a european CHAMPIONSHIP silver in the same distance.
Since 2001, he has commented on the athletics in the SVT but is now in pension.
– A strong contributory cause is that I want to have, for the first time in lots of years, a long consecutive days off in the summer. There have been many interruptions in the past due to this commitment. In addition, I have known in the end that my own involvement has subsided a bit, he says to Aftonbladet.