Olympics: Injury Forces Ottey to End Season

Athens, 25 August - Merlene Ottey is out for the season after she suffered an injury at Tuesday's semi-finals of the women's 200 m in Athens. "She has a partially torn thigh muscle (the Semitendinosus and Semimembranosus muscles), which means she will stop competing until the end of the season," her coach Srdjan Djordjevic said Wednesday.

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