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Thigh injury to keep Klüft out for six months

AFP/The Local · 9 Jul 2009, 07:42

Published: 09 Jul 2009 07:42 GMT+02:00

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Doctors expect the 2004 Olympic heptathlon champion to be out of competition for the next six months because of the injury.

The 26-year-old triple heptathlon world champion told Swedish radio she was determined to bounce back from what she described as being the hardest blow of her stellar career.

She suffered a severe thigh muscle injury when she slipped during a trial jump in the long jump during the athletics meeting at the southern town of Karlskrona on Monday.

"It has been very difficult, it is the hardest blow in my career but I will come back," she said.

Klüft, who now competes as a long jumper, has been told she will need surgery to repair the damage.

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The world championships in Berlin run from August 15-23.

AFP/The Local (news@thelocal.se)

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09:45 July 9, 2009 by justanotherexpat
Poor lamb. Do you think she'd let me rub it better for her? Bwahaha!

Kluft is amazing - in my view the most attractive Swedish woman ever. Seriously!
10:22 July 9, 2009 by peropaco
LOL justanotherexpat. Kluf could certainly be the most attractive Swedish women ever if you live in Branson, Missouri ;-)
10:30 July 9, 2009 by justanotherexpat
I live in Sweden so my subjective view at least holds some degree of credibility given that I see plenty of other Swedish women every day with whom Kluft can be compared.......or not.....no-one else even comes close ;) Phwoar!
11:04 July 9, 2009 by peropaco
You are right. If you compare her with the Gudrun schyman, Anja Pärson, Tilde de Paula, most or all journalist from SVT and TV4.se. Yet, I am sure you can find much more attractive girls working at Max in Motala or at the local MacDonald in Kungsholmen or Ronneby ;-).. But it is all subjective isnt it?
12:36 July 9, 2009 by justanotherexpat
Absolutely subjective!! She's far hotter than any of the plastic, orange-faced, pouting, fake-lesbo-posing, chest-pushy-outy wannabes you see in the TL gallery every week ;)
13:07 July 9, 2009 by peropaco
Spot on regarding those plastic bimbos on TL gallery. And I dare say hotter than any female staff member on TL as well. Hahahahahahahaha
13:40 July 9, 2009 by Miss Kitten

Does that include mods?
14:02 July 9, 2009 by 7
what a great set of boobs she has too. i wonder if they're pierced.

16:19 July 9, 2009 by justanotherexpat
Who's boobs? Miss Kitten's or Carro's? Either way, I think they're both older than 14 and can therefore decide for themselves.......oh wait........different story.......
16:32 July 9, 2009 by Kieruk
You mean this lovely lady??

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16:55 July 9, 2009 by justanotherexpat

But hilarious
08:48 July 10, 2009 by Jackdempsey187
She is a goddess. Statues should be made of her.
08:51 July 10, 2009 by GITM

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