Sanya Richards-Ross Statement: She Pulled Out Because Her “Foot Wasn’t Feeling Strong”

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by Letsrun.com
May 25, 2013

We received the following statement from the media director for the 2013 adidas Grand Prix regarding Sanya Richards-Ross’ withdrawal:

My apologies for not getting this information sooner regarding the withdrawal of Sanya Richards-Ross; we finally just received this official explanation from Sharon Richards, her agent:

“Sanya withdrew because her foot wasn’t feeling strong after practice yesterday. One of the fears her physio has is the over-compensation could lead to bigger issues, and we all want to see Sanya ready for the US nationals later this year.”

From Sanya: “It’s so hard to have to miss out on competitions. I love to race and enjoy the NY meet so much. I hated I wasn’t able to race for the fans today but had to make the right decision and will be back, healthy and strong soon.”

 


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