‘Worst feeling in the world’ Adam Gemili heartache as GB sprinter pulls out with injury

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Team GB track star Adam Gemili was left close to tears as he was forced to pull out of the 200m with a hamstring injury.

But his competition ended before it had even begun during the 200m heats on Tuesday.

It was noticeable that Gemili had his right thigh heavily strapped as he lined up in the blocks.

And the 27-year-old pulled up immediately after the gun went off, limping away as the others sprinted off.

Gemili was in tears as he walked around the bend and back to the finish line before speaking about what happened.

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“I can’t believe this has happened. I am in so much pain,” he told BBC Sport.

“In my last block start before I went into the cool room and I just felt my hamstring go.

“I just said strap it up and let me go out there and try, because you have to try.

“I felt like I had such a good chance as well. I have been training so well. This season has been really up and down and I had finally put together five to six weeks of solid work.

“It’s just s***. Excuse my language, I’m really sorry but it’s the worst feeling in the world.


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