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Holly Bradshaw: My season is ‘most likely’ over after lacking Commonwealth pole vault ultimate with damage

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England star Holly Bradshaw admits her season is ‘most likely’ over after being agonisingly dominated OUT of the Commonwealth Video games pole vault ultimate as a consequence of damage

  • Olympic bronze medallist Holly Bradshaw has been dominated out of the pole vault
  • The England star and medal hopeful was set to compete within the ultimate on Friday
  • Bradshaw admitted her season was ‘most likely’ over after the hamstring damage 

England star and medal hopeful Holly Bradshaw has admitted her season is ‘most likely’ finished after being dominated out of the Commonwealth Video games pole vault ultimate on Friday night as a consequence of a hamstring damage.  

Olympic bronze medallist Bradshaw is the British report holder each indoors and outside for the ladies’s pole vault occasion. 

The Preston-born star has withdrawn in what’s her final Commonwealth competitors representing England. 

England’s Holly Bradshaw is out of the Commonwealth pole vault ultimate on Friday with damage

She informed BBC Sport: ‘I had a scan after my incident within the worlds and I had a partial tear of my hamstring and tendon. I vaulted in Saturday very tentatively and I believed I’d be okay however in my heat up I felt one thing pop.

‘This was going to be my final Commonwealth Video games, and an opportunity of a medal but it surely wasn’t meant to be. I am glad I gave it a go and wasn’t sat at residence.’

When requested if she may compete within the upcoming European Championships, Bradshaw added: ‘I feel the 5 12 months cycle to Tokyo took its toll and I threw every part at it to get that medal, and I did.

‘I am most likely finished for the remainder of the season. I wish to go to the Worlds and Olympics and win a medal, and I’m not going to threat it any greater than this.’  

Bradshaw, 30, revealed on Monday she was compelled to retire injured from the World Championships round a fortnight in the past after her pole snapped in ultimate apply.

It broke after she planted it in ‘the field’, inflicting her neck, arm, again and hamstring harm, struggling a partial hamstring tear.

She had posted on Twitter: ‘The final two weeks have been removed from how I’d usually put together for a significant championships however when life throws you a curve ball it’s important to choose your self up and get on with it. I used to be torn between enjoying secure or risking it however the considered lacking these video games made me really feel sick to my abdomen!

‘So in a bid to get on the beginning line I pushed my physique greater than typical and requested of it greater than it deserved (which I would not ever usually do) however I knew this was my final ever alternative to signify England on the Commonwealth Video games so I wasn’t going to let it slip until compelled.’


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