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Liu Xiang doesn't want to retire

08-08-2012 01:44 BJT Special Report:2012 London Olympic Games |

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Liu Xiang experienced one of his most agonizing times on Tuesday when the Achilles injury that forced him out of the 110m hurdles heats in Beijing four years ago ended his London Olympics campaign.

China’s athletics team leader Feng Shuyong said at a news briefing that the initial diagnosis was that Liu had ruptured his Achilles tendon. The injury is the same one he had in Beijing. Feng said it is a real pity for Liu Xiang, who has gone through a very difficult four years to get to the London Games. Feng also stressed that Liu Xiang is not thinking about retiring.

Feng said Liu Xiang defined the true Olympic spirit, winning is not so important, participation is what matters.

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