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The Olympic champion, Mark McKoy, will miss the 110m hurdles at the World Championships in Gothenburg. The Austrian has hip and Achilles tendon injuries. Germany's Olympic high jump champion, Heike Henkel, and world heptathlon silver medallist Sabine Braun may also miss the championships, which start on Friday.

Britain's Dwain Chambers won the 100 metres in the European Junior Championships in Nyireghaza, Hungary. Mark Hylton become the sixth successive Briton to take the 400m title. Natasha Danvers was second in the 100m hurdles in a personal best 13.46sec and James Brierley won bronze in the high jump with 2.17m.

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