Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 8/30/14

BERLIN - AUGUST 19: Dayron Robles of Cuba competes in the men's 110 Metres Hurdles Heats during day five of the 12th IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2009 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Reigning Olympic champion Dayron Robles of Cuba withdrew from the 110-meter hurdles at the Adidas Grand Prix this weekend with what meet officials say was a slight injury. Robles skipped the Prefontaine Classic last Saturday in Eugene, Ore., because of visa issues. He missed quite a show, too, as Liu Xiang of China won the race in a wind-aided time of 12.87 seconds, which would have tied Robles' world record if not for the gusty conditions. American record holder Tyson Gay will compete in a 100-meter ''B'' race at the meet as he returns from hip surgery. It will be his first race in nearly a year. Meseret Defar joins the 5,000-meter field and will go against fellow Ethiopian runner Tirunesh Dibaba, who won the 10,000 last Saturday in Eugene.
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