Article in Finnish: http://yle.fi/urheilu/kiira_korpi_ka...aiskun/6832667
Via Google Translate:
Figure skater Kiira Korpi has suffered another setback. Korpi will have to leave at least the beginning of the season competitions between the Achilles tendon in his left leg was found to rupture. It is not yet known if injury requires surgery.
California farewell speech prepared Korpi was injured last week's exercises. Korpi felt a strong effort in the bet and the pain in the left leg calf. MRI scans revealed a partial tear in the left leg of the Achilles tendon.
Korpi tweeted Instagram photos earlier today:
"Doctor told me some bad news. My Achilles tendon was partially torn last Tuesday while jumping on the ice. I will go to Finland for further examination and rehab. I hope to come back on the ice soon and be stronger than before!"
"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond to it. -Lou Holtz #positiveattitude #notgivingup #achillestendontear"
Juulia Turkkila will replace Korpi at Nebelhorn Trophy, Sept. 25-28, and attempt to qualify an Olympic ladies' spot for Finland. This unfortunate news was first posted in the Nebelhorn Trophy thread in Kiss and Cry - link: http://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/show...=1#post3995544