Beijing: SA triathlete withdraws

2008-08-07 00:00

Team South Africa’s medal hopes took a knock yesterday with the withdrawal of triathlon star Hendrik de Villiers.

Team Medical Officer Dr Shuaib Manjra, said: “Hendrik exacerbated an illness this week that required his hospitalisation in South Africa and his withdrawal from competition. This is clearly a disappointment for the team and the loss of a potential medal”

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