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Carolina Marín injured her left knee two months before the Olympic Games

  • The Olympic badminton champion in Rio 2016, one of the great medal options

  • It is about the other knee that he took out for several months in 2019

Carolina Marín, Olympic badminton champion in Rio 2016, has suffered, less than two months before the Olympics Tokyo, a left knee injury that has affected the Anterior cruciate ligament, as announced by the player herself on social networks.

“Today I have suffered some discomfort during today’s training that have forced me to withdraw from it. After the first tests carried out, the doctors have been able to verify that the anterior cruciate ligament of the left knee has been affected”, explains Marín.

The injury is pending evolution, says the initial statement, in which it adds that in the next few dates any news about the status of the triple world and five-time European champion will be reported.

Serious injury two years ago

It is the other knee that he took out for several months in 2019. Then she suffered a cruciate ligament tear on her right at the Indonesian Masters on January 27, 2019. On January 29 she was operated on at the Cemtro Clinic in Madrid by doctors Pedro Guillén and Tomás Fernández Jaén, two days after suffering the Rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament of the right knee.

The Huelva was injured during the final of the Indonesian Masters in which she faced the Indian Saina Nehwal for the title in Jakarta, on the 9-2 play and although she tried to continue in the clash she had to withdraw with a favorable 10- Four.

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She was unable to participate that year in the World Cup in Basel (Switzerland) and returned to the slopes on September 11, 2019 at the Vietnam Open with a loss to the Thai Supanida Katethong.

The first tournament she won on her return was the China Open, on September 22, by defeating Taiwanese Tai Tzu-ying; on October 29 he again entered the ‘top 10’ of the world rankings after being a finalist in Paris; and his results, including a new continental title on May 2 in Kiev, and his performance made him a clear candidate to revalidate the Olympic title in Tokyo, which is now on hold pending the exact scope of the event. injury.

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