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Top British athletes pull out of Delhi Commonwealth Games

English athletes Phillips Idowu, Christine Ohuruogu and Lisa Dobriskey have all pulled out of the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games over security concerns and injury woes.


London, Sep 22 : English athletes Phillips Idowu, Christine Ohuruogu and Lisa Dobriskey have all pulled out of the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games over security concerns and injury woes.

World triple jump champion Idowu has concerns over security preparations for the Games, whereas Ohuruogu and Dobriskey both have injury worries.

All three were due to defend their Commonwealth titles in Delhi, The BBC reports.

Idowu wrote on Twitter: "Sorry people, but I have children to think about. My safety is more important to them than a medal."

Ohuruogu, the Olympic 400m champion, said she did not want to risk aggravating a muscle problem after suffering cramp during training.

Dobriskey, who hails from Kent, won the 1500m at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, but has been troubled by a leg injury.

In a statement on her official website, Ohuruogu said: "I am disappointed... but the last thing an athlete wants is to re-risk injury to the same muscle."

ANI

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