Wounded heptathlon champion Johnson-Thompson out until march


Katrina Johnson-Thomspon, Heptathlon world Champion will be out of action till March due to sustaining an Achilles tenson injury in training at the end of the year but she told the issue has not affected her plans for Tokyo Olympics.

Johnson-Thomspon arose as one of the England’s top gold medal prospects for Tokyo subsequent to winning the world title in Doha in 2019 in front of Rio Olympics champion Nafi Thiam of Belgium.

The 28 years old said that she was recovering back in home Liverpool and she would then head to her training base in Montpellier, France.

She wrote in an Instagram post, “This is not the the start of the year I was expecting for but I am pleased to be able to share this off the back of a positive few weeks … and this news doesn’t affected any of my plans for 2021, Tokyo is still very much to focus.

In 2012 London Olympics, Johnson-Thompson completed 14th and was sixth in Rio four years later. The Tokyo games will begin from July 23.