Track and field line judge Lia Mara Lourenco is helped after a javelin hit her in her foot during "Brazil Trophy," a national track and field competition, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006. (AP Photo/Jonne Roriz, Agencia Estado)
I always wondered why this sort of thing doesn't happen more often. It always seems like the judges are out there dodging the javelins...let's hope she'll be okay.
Posted by: MIKE JOHNSTON
UPDATE by Rodrigo, September 30th, 2006: They said in the newspaper yesterday that she is already at home, resting after a surgery. She expects to be working again within a month.