Marathon: Deena Kastor's bad break
BEIJING -- Deena Kastor of Mammoth Lakes, who was unable to finish Sunday's marathon, has a broken bone in her right foot.
Jill Geer, a spokeswoman for USA Track and Field, said X-rays found the injury after Kastor mentioned feeling something pop in her foot about 5 kilometers into the marathon.
Kastor, who grew up in Agoura Hills, won a bronze medal in the Athens marathon and has been praised as a role model by many of the rising distance runners on the U.S. track and field team.
-- Helene Elliott