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Dayron Robles skipping adidas GP

Updated: June 5, 2012, 5:23 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Reigning Olympic champion Dayron Robles of Cuba withdrew from the 110-meter hurdles at the adidas Grand Prix this weekend with what meet officials say was a slight injury.

Robles skipped the Prefontaine Classic last weekend in Eugene, Ore., because of visa issues. He missed quite a show, too, as Liu Xiang of China won the race in a wind-aided time of 12.87 seconds, which would have tied Robles' world record if not for the gusty conditions.

American record holder Tyson ...

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