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Diego Hypolito has knee surgery

Updated: March 16, 2012, 5:40 PM ET
Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Two-time world gymnastics champion Diego Hypolito of Brazil had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and won't be able to practice for 30 days.

The Brazilian Olympic Committee says the surgery Monday to repair Hypolito's meniscus went as planned.

Doctor Wagner Castropil said they decided to conduct the surgery because the simple procedure didn't require a lot of recovery time and should remove the pain that had been bothering the Brazilian and keeping him ...

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