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Injured defending champion Skippers do not start in the 200 meters at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS

Dafne Schippers has her world title in the 200 meters, will not defend it. The sprinter, it is not enough to recover from the liesblessure that they are a Sunday paper, in the semi-finals of the 100 meters in the World.

The 27-year-old Captains came in spite of the aching in the groin, but for the final showdown in the 100 metres, but pulled out an hour before the start back. She couldn’t go to the limit, and it’s a risk to make the injury worse was too great.

Boaters were treated and returned Monday to go back to the hall, adjacent to the Khalifa International Stadium in her groin area-to the test. It turned out that they were not in a position to get to the start of the series, which is at 16.05 hrs from the start. In the semi-finals on Tuesday and Wednesday for the final battle.

Well, in 2015 and in 2017 the new Skippers is to be world champion in the double sprint distance’.

Schippers had earlier with a back injury

Due to fewer years, during which time they struggled with a back injury, the expectations for this world cup are not very high. Utrecht wanted to be, nevertheless, to go for a medal. They have had the opportunity to be the first athlete to ever three times in a row to become world champion in the 200 meters.

With Jamile Samuel of the Netherlands and now one more advantage in the 200 meters, but it is not one of the favourites for a medal.

Skippers is not on the start list for the 4×100 m relay with the English team and they are going to do everything possible to be there at the start too. In the series, and the 4×100-meter on Friday and Saturday for the final game.

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