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Athletics: Felix aims to get back on track

Published on May 17, 2014 7:32 PM
 
Multi-medal winning athlete Allyson Felix said on Saturday that 2014 would be a crucial year following her recent injury setback, as she aims to make an instant impact at the Shanghai Diamond meet. -- ST FILE PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SHANGHAI (AFP) - Multi-medal winning athlete Allyson Felix said on Saturday that 2014 would be a crucial year following her recent injury setback, as she aims to make an instant impact at the Shanghai Diamond meet.

The four-time Olympic gold medallist makes her season debut on Sunday after suffering a miserable 2013, crashing out of the 200 metres race at last year's Moscow world championships with a hamstring injury.

Felix, who took gold in the 200m in London, will be competing in the 400m in Shanghai.

"My focus last year was just all about the world championships as it always is, so that is where I was focusing to really peak at that time.

 
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