Welsh sprinter out of Commonwealth Games with a knee injury

Becky James has withdrawn from the up-coming Commonwealth Games with a knee injury sustained in training.

James had taken two weeks out of training for a minor surgical procedure, then when trying to make up for lost time aggravated a knee injury. In a press release today James said “I’m terribly disappointed I won’t be competing in Glasgow, I still hope to be in Glasgow cheering the team on, and wish the entire team the best of luck.”

James won two world titles on the track in 2013 when she won four medals at the world championships in Belarus. This year in Colombia she was not on the same form winning  bronze medals in the keirin and team sprint.