Mark Lewis-Francis Injury Update

This news broke on Friday, February 25th, 2011 | For more breaking news visit our news page

Following a medical assessment, it can now be confirmed that European and Commonwealth Silver medallist Mark Lewis-Francis has a grade 3 injury to his adductor longus tendon in his groin.

The injury occured during the 60m heats at the Aviva Grand Prix in Birmingham on 19th February and Mark will now undergo a rehabilitation process under the guidance of the UKA medical team.

At this stage there is no exact timeframe for his return to action but his sole focus is on rehabilitation back to full fitness.

He said “After such a successful season in 2010 it’s dissapointing to pick up this injury, but I am confident with my support network around me including the UKA medical team and my coach Linford (Christie) I will be able to make a full recovery and look forward to an exciting outdoor season.”

We will keep you updated on all Mark’s progress through his rehabilitation to full fitness.

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