Meghan Beesley out of Commonwealth Games with foot injury

Meghan Beesley of Great Britain looks on after compete in the Women's 400 metres hurdles heats during Day Three of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships Moscow on August 12, 2013
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England hurdler Meghan Beesley will miss the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after suffering a stress fracture in her foot.

England hurdler Meghan Beesley has been ruled out of the Commonwealth Games after picking up a foot injury.

The 24-year-old was forced to pull out of the Glasgow Grand Prix earlier this month after experiencing pain in her foot, which has now been diagnosed as a stress fracture.

She wrote on Twitter: "Unfortunately I have had to pull out of Commonwealth Games with a stress fracture in my foot! Still excited to watch it."

Beesley broke the world record for the 200m hurdles at the Great City Games in Manchester earlier this year.

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