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Greg Rutherford to overlook British Championships with sickness

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Greg Rutherford to overlook British Championships with sickness

Rutherford’s season has been hampered by damage
British Athletics Championships
Date: 30 June – 1 July Venue: Alexander Stadium, Birmingham
Protection: Stay video protection on Purple Button (Saturday) and BBC Two (Sunday)

London 2012 lengthy leap champion Greg Rutherford will miss this weekend’s British Athletics Championships with appendicitis.

The 31-year-old had already introduced he could be retiring on the finish of the season.

“It is a tough blow in what will be my last season leaping,” he posted on Instagram.

“I’ve by no means been overwhelmed on the nationals and I assume that is a document that I’ll retire with.”

Rutherford stated he nonetheless plans to compete at subsequent month’s London Anniversary Video games on the Olympic Stadium.

He additionally hopes to defend his title at August’s European Championships in Berlin.

BBC Sport – Athletics

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