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September 21, 2000
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Tough day in Sydney

Canadian Press

Sydney — It was a tough day at the Olympics on Thursday for Canadian judoka Kimberly Ribble and swimmer Craig Hutchison.

Ribble, from Hamilton, Ont., suffered a possible fracture of the right foot and sprained knee in her bout with Cuban Diadenys Luna. The Cuban, on the ground, launched an attack at the standing Canadian, who hurt her knee when she lost her balance.

Ribble was to undergo X-rays to determine the extent of the damage. She was forced to withdraw from the competition.

The 27-year-old Ribble is no stranger to injury woes. She hurt her knee before the Pan Am Games last year and surgery kept her out of competition until the Olympic qualifiers.

Hutchison, from Pointe-Claire, Que., wasn't hurt although his pride was no doubt a bit bruised following a false start that knocked him out of the 50-metre freestyle heats



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