Katarina Johnson-Thompson breaks silence on Olympics ‘heartbreak’ and says it was ‘miracle’ she finished 200m injured

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KATARINA JOHNSON-THOMPSON has spoken of her heartbreak after having to pull out of the Olympics injured.

A calf injury saw the Team GB star break down in the 200m stage of the women’s heptathlon on Wednesday and the Brit says it’s a ‘miracle she was able to finish the race.

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Katarina Johnson-Thompson has spoken of her heartbreak at having to pull out the Olympics injured[/caption]
The Team GB star posted this emotional statement on Instagram

The 28-year-old posted a statement on Instagram and described her disappointment at seeing her Games end in such sad fashion after ‘starting the year in a wheelchair’.

She captioned the post: “Going to take some time to process and heal my body and spirit.”

Johnson-Thompson ruptured her Achilles at the end of 2020 and also underwent surgery on an unspecified issue.

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