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August 29, 2000
PROFILE: Bruny Surin
Surin to skip two major races ahead of Olympics

 TORONTO (AP) -- Bruny Surin, world silver medalist in the 100 meters, withdrew from the last two major meets before the Sydney Olympics to rest his hurt left hamstring.

 The Canadian sprinter will skip the Thessaloniki meet Wednesday night in Greece and the Berlin Grand Prix on Friday, his wife and agent, Bianelle Legros, said Tuesday.

 Surin's best time this year is 10.08 seconds. He had the second-fastest time in the world last year, 9.84 seconds.
Bruny Surin in the news
Bruny's long walk home
Relay squad appears doomed
Surin vows to race again
Surin in pictures
On the sidelines
Dejected
Pulling up
Sydney finish line
Sydney heat #2
Exhausted
Relay win
Press conference
Olympic heat
Against a car
Racing in Victoria