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Injured duo to attend opening ceremony

Fri, 01 Oct 2010

Joe Smith as part of the Isle of Man gymnastics team which took part in the 2009 Island Games
Joe Smith as part of the Isle of Man gymnastics team which took part in the 2009 Island Games

Injured Manx gymnasts Joe Smith and Olivia Curran will remain in India for the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games.

The pair have been ruled out of the games after sustaining injuries whilst training, and will return to the Island for surgery after Sunday's ceremony.

Joe snapped his achilles whilst practicing his floor routine on Tuesday.

Olivia tore her alterior cruciate ligament when she slipped in her bars routine on Wednesday.


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