I took this shot at the office of the People’s Youth Daily, at the Main Press center, in Beijing during the 2008 Olympics. Amazing event, and the theatrics around China’s most important track & field athlete was fascinating. Liu Xiang is recovering from his ankle injury sustained in training for Beijing last year. Xiang had his surgery in Houston, Texas last spring.
BEIJING (CHN): ChinaÂ´s top athlete hurdler Liu Xiang is still not clear when he will start with the competition. Although he was seen by media during a training session in Shanghai, his coach Sun Haipeng said that he is recovering well from his ankle injury but he is not a hundred percent fit for competition.
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