LONDON, United Kingdom (UPDATED) – Chinese icon Liu Xiang suffered fresh Olympic Games heartbreak Tuesday, August 7, when he crashed out of the 110m hurdles while double 100m champion Usain Bolt cruised casually through his 200m heat.
Former Olympic champion and world record holder Liu, 29, had been left distraught in 2008 when he was forced to withdraw just moments before his opening heat in front of his home fans at the Beijing Games.
His return to the Olympic arena on Tuesday lasted just a split second when he ploughed into the first hurdle with his left leading leg and crashed heavily to the track. He has reportedly damaged his achilles, a recurring injury.
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