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Alicia Sacramone has torn Achilles

Updated: October 7, 2011, 2:58 AM ET
Associated Press

TOKYO -- Beijing Olympic captain Alicia Sacramone has a torn Achilles tendon and expects to have surgery Monday.

The London Olympics begin in less than 10 months, and USA Gymnastics said Friday that Sacramone's recovery time won't be known until doctors see exactly where the tear is. Sacramone will have an MRI and meet with a doctor who specializes in Achilles tendon injuries after she returns to the United States on Saturday.

"Alicia is good," said her coach, Mihai Brestyan. "We ...

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