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    Austria's snowboarder Manuela Riegler was heavily injured during a training session in Olympic Vancouver, APA news agency reported.

    Austria's snowboarder Manuela Riegler was heavily injured during a training session in Olympic Vancouver, APA news agency reported.

    The 35-year-old athlete crash-landed on her head while practicing at the Cypress Mountain a sophisticated jump for Tuesday's qualifiers and lost consciousness for several minutes.

    A chief doctor for the Austrian national team said Riegler suffered a brain concussion and multiple bruises.

    MOSCOW, February 15 (RIA Novosti).

     

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