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Hamstrung Gittens regroups for Tokyo

Kwame Laurence :: Trinidad Express :: 09.08.2019

Joy turned to sorrow for Tyra Gittens in the 2019 Pan American Games women's heptathlon here in Lima, Peru. Poised for the podium following the first four disciplines, on Wednesday, disaster struck for the Trinidad and Tobago athlete early on Thursday.

"I was in excruciating pain after my first long jump attempt," Gittens told the Express. "In fact, I felt my hamstring pop. But I was hoping that I could pull something together to qualify for Worlds."

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