As we reported earlier, Alistair Brownlee has suffered a slight tear in his Achilles that has hampered his preparation for the Olympics.
The injury should not impact Brownlee’s race schedule as he prepares for London 2012, with his first major event taking place in San Diego in May.
“Obviously this isn’t an ideal situation, but I can say that this has been his best winter’s training, probably ever,” Malcolm Brown (one of Brownlees’s coaches) told the BBC. “We had scheduled a break from training at the end of the winter period anyway, so I am not overly concerned at this stage.
“He is swimming every day, and will train on a static bike today.: