Commonwealth Games: Max Burgin withdraws from England team with injury

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Max Burgin is the fourth quickest Briton of all time over 800m

England 800m runner Max Burgin has withdrawn from the Commonwealth Video games after creating a deep vein thrombosis in his proper calf.

The 20-year-old, the quickest man on this planet this 12 months over 800m, pulled out of final week’s World Championships with the issue.

The Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham start on Thursday.

“It is gutting to have now missed out on two main champs over a medical difficulty that got here out of nowhere,” Burgin stated.

He thought he had strained his calf earlier than additional exams confirmed it was DVT, a blood clot that normally develops within the leg and may result in extra severe well being points if it breaks away and travels to different elements of the physique.

He missed final 12 months’s Tokyo Olympics after struggling hamstring and groin accidents.

“This DVT is one thing that may be fastened simply and comparatively rapidly,” Burgin stated.

“It simply looks as if horrible unhealthy luck, however I am positive quickly my fortunes will change and I will be competing frequently at future champs.”

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