Athletics: Big Blow for Maëva Danish

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Big blow for French Athletics with injury of Maëva Danois

Maëva Danois (EAMH), the reigning French champion in the 3000 meter steeple, broke the anterior cruciate ligament of the knee. Season ended for the Hérouvillaise.

Maëva Danois will not be seen again on the track before 2019. The steepleuse licensed at EA Mondeville-Hérouville was seriously injured at the meeting of Oordegem (Belgium), Saturday, May 26th. Committed to her specialty of the 3000 meter steeple, the young woman was the victim of a bad landing on the crossing of the third river.

The verdict is ruthless: complete rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament. Season ended.

It will take at least six months, probably more, to see Maëva Danois in action. Terrible for the 25-year-old from Normandy, holder of the record of France hopes of the 3000 meters steeple (9: 40.89), vice-champion of Europe hopes in 2015, champion of France Elite in 2017.

The year 2018 will have been a black year in sports for the resident of INSEP, which had the ambition to enter the final of the European Championships.

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