Kiwi pole vaulter Eliza McCartney injured in Diamond League event

Kiwi pole vault queen Eliza McCartney has confirmed there are no broken bones and she’s planning on seeing the season out, after she was forced to retire from the Diamond League event in Birmingham, UK, on Sunday morning (NZ time) with an injured heel.

The 21-year-old had gone into the penultimate round on the Diamond League calendar with high hopes of notching another personal best and edging closer to the magical five-metre mark, but in the end she was forced to leave the venue on crutches.

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