Liu Xiang heads to US for winter training
Updated: 2010-12-28 10:04
Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang celebrates after winning his third Asian Games title in the 110m hurdles at the Guangzhou Asian Games, Nov 24, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]
SHANGHAI - Chinese hurdles star Liu Xiang flew to Los Angeles on Monday for a half-month winter training course.
Liu, who withdrew from the 2008 Beijing Olympics due to an Achilles' tendon injury, made an impressive comeback in 2010 as he claimed his third successive Asian Games title in the 110m hurdles.
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