SOCHI SCENE: Injured skier

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Associated Press

Posted on February 15, 2014 at 10:32 AM

Updated Saturday, Feb 15 at 10:35 AM

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Russian freestyle officials say skicross racer Maria Komissarova sustained a "serious" injury in Olympic training and was taken to a nearby hospital for surgery.

The 23-year-old skier won't compete next week, the Russian freestyle federation said in a statement Saturday. The statement called the injury "serious" but did not disclose the nature of the injury.

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