For the second time in a week, an Olympic track and field star is sidelined with a thigh injury. This time it is fit and bulging Cuban track phenomenon Dayron Robles, the 110 meters hurdles champion who took gold in Beijing. Robles will miss the remaining indoor track season after aggravating a strained hamstring during a 60-meter hurdles heat in France.
Judging by the facial expression, the injury appears very serious, but authorities say not so. "It's just one of those things that happens during an athlete's
career," says former high jump star and current Cuban track federation official Javier Sotomayor. "The most important thing for Dayron is
recovering fully to be in perfect condition for the next world