Aliya Mustafina to have ACL surgery
BERLIN -- Reigning world gymnastics champion Aliya Mustafina will have surgery Tuesday to repair a torn ACL.
The Russian team initially thought Mustafina had injured her meniscus when she landed awkwardly on a vault during the all-around competition at the European championships Friday. But tests showed she tore the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee, according to her official website.
Mustafina grimaced when she landed her vault, staying upright long enough to salute the ...
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