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Liu Xiang starts recovery after surgery in London

Star hurdler 'doing well' despite pain after surgery, and may participate in next year's national games and Rio 2016; fans at Shanghai airport show support

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:03am

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Liu Xiang arrives in Shanghai yesterday in a wheelchair after having surgery on his Achilles tendon in London. Liu suffered the injury during a 110 metres hurdles heat at the Olympic last week but says he hopes to be jogging again in two months' time. Photo: AFP