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allezfred
07-14-2012, 08:30 PM
Link (http://www.irishtimes.com/sports/other/2012/0714/1224320116851.html)


Former Olympic high jump silver medallist Blanka Vlasic has withdrawn from the London Games after failing to recovery from injury.

The 28-year-old Croatian has undergone two operations on an Achilles tendon problem and today conceded defeat in her battle to fully recover in time for London.

:(

skateboy
07-14-2012, 10:08 PM
Sorry to hear this.

gingercrush
07-15-2012, 12:26 AM
That sucks. I don't know much about ages and high Jump but is 2014 a possibility?

milanessa
07-15-2012, 12:35 AM
That sucks. I don't know much about ages and high Jump but is 2014 a possibility?

In the snow? :rofl:

allezfred
07-15-2012, 12:40 AM
Does Croatia have a bobsleigh team? ;)

milanessa
07-15-2012, 01:02 AM
Does Croatia have a bobsleigh team? ;)

As a matter of fact they did a few years ago.

http://www.croatiantimes.com/?id=7982

gingercrush
07-15-2012, 06:31 AM
oops lol. She could do the Ski Jumping. ..

mikemba
07-16-2012, 08:39 PM
I'm so sad to hear this. No matter what the country or the sport, it is always awful to hear of someone so talented missing the Olympics.

I loved watching her compete. Best wishes to her in the future.

Now please, no more injuries to any Olympians!