Ski jumper, Alex Pretorius suffers torn ligament, withdraws from Sochi Olympics

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Whistler: Alexandra Pretorius has withdrawn from the Sochi Olympics after she re-injured her left knee during a pre-Olympic training camp in Whistler, B.C. Pretorius, 18, had first injured her knee in July during training in Courchevel, France but was on track to recovery when the re-injury occurred, the Canadian Olympic Committee said in a statement, released Sunday. The first women’s Ski event is scheduled for Feb. 11.