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Goldie Sayers


02 July 2010

UKA today announced that Olympic Javelin finalist Goldie Sayers will miss this summer’s SPAR European Championships with a hip injury.

Sayers picked up the injury at the Aviva National Championships and European Trials last weekend where she retained her British title for a record eighth time.

“I am absolutely gutted to be missing Barcelona. It was a completely freak injury that I sustained in my second throw in Birmingham. Training had been going so well until this point and I really thought I could challenge for a medal at the Europeans.

“But I can’t dwell on what has happened, instead I will continue training and working whilst I’m in rehab with the aim of coming back for the Commonwealth Games in Delhi in October.”