He failed to make the 200m butterfly final at the London Olympics due to a shoulder injury and surgery since has kept him out of the water.
D’Arcy has stopped training with Brisbane-based coach Michael Bohl’s group and will not trial for Australia’s world championship team in April.
His coach said the 25-year-old, who works as a radiographer, had indicated he may pursue a career in medicine.
“I think he is done (training with me) – he wants to do medicine,” Bohl said. “He has some practical work he has to do in the first part of this year as a radiographer (to finish his radiography degree), he missed a few hours with the Olympics last year and he has a little bit of work to get his degree.”
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