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Iowa native Lolo Jones withdraws from Drake Relays due to 'minor injury'

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Olympian and Iowa-native Lolo Jones has pulled out of the Drake Relays because of an injury.

Jones won't compete in the event, where she was scheduled to run the 100 meter hurdles and the shuttle hurdle relay.

Drake Relays director Brian Brown released a statement Wednesday saying, “Lolo contacted me on Tuesday evening to notify that she would be unable to compete due to a minor injury suffered during her workouts leading up to the Drake Relays. It's unfortunate that she can't compete this weekend, but we hope to have her back on the Blue Oval in 2016.”

Lolo is ranked 3rd in the world in the 100 meter hurdles.


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