Nadja Drygalla, a German rower has left the Olympic village due to media allegations claiming her boyfriend is an extremist.

Drygalla’s boyfriend is reportedly a part of the ‘Rostock National Socialists’ who have been described as a racist, anti-Semitic party inspired by the Nazis.

The head of Germany's committee Michael Vesper said, “She is leaving the Olympic Village so as not to be a burden for the team."