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Jamaica's Powell pulls out of Paris meet

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LAUSANNE - Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell has withdrawn from Saturday's Diamond League meeting in Paris due to injury, event organisers announced Thursday. 

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell pictured the men's 100m semi-finals at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 5, 2012

Powell, a former 100-metre world record holder, complained of feeling a slight pain in his hamstring and elected not to race as a precaution, organisers added.

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