Inside Athletics

Long jumper Mitchell Watt learns from past injury lessons

If winning an Olympic Games gold medal is at least partly a battle between the ears then Mitchell Watt is ready for a scrap.

The world championships long jump silver medallist will miss Saturday's Perth Track Classic as he nears the end of his rehabilitation from a calf injury.

Two years ago the temptation to compete on a runway with such a favourable tailwind would have been irresistible to such a relatively inexperienced jumper.

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