Athletics-Olympic champion Rojas out of Paris Games with injury

By Thomson Reuters Apr 12, 2024 | 12:25 PM

(Reuters) – Olympic and world champion triple jumper Yulimar Rojas will miss the Paris Games due to injury.

The Venezuelan world record holder said on social media that she had injured her Achilles tendon while training.

Rojas claimed a fourth consecutive world title in Budapest last year and also collected silver at the Rio Olympics.

(Reporting by Amy Tennery in New York, editing by Pritha Sarkar)