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Injured 800m champion Rudisha out of Prefontaine

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Olympic 800m champion and world record-holder David Rudisha has pulled out of this weekend's Prefontaine Classic Diamond League athletics meeting with a knee injury, according to organizers. 

This file photo shows Kenya's David Rudisha competing in the men's 800m at a Diamond League Athletics meeting in Zurich, on August 30, 2012. Rudisha has pulled out of this weekend's Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting in Oregon with a knee injury, according to organizers.

An MRI scan performed on Wednesday in Eugene, Oregon revealed the injury, which Rudisha's manager James Templeton told organizers was to the Kenyan athlete's right knee.

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