SOCHI SCENE: Injured skier

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Photo - This undated photo provided by the Russian freestyle federation shows Russian skicross racer Maria Komissarova at an unknown location. Russian officials said Komissarova broke and dislocated her spine during an Olympic training accident at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 and was taken into emergency surgery.  (AP Photo/Russian freestyle federation)
This undated photo provided by the Russian freestyle federation shows Russian skicross racer Maria Komissarova at an unknown location. Russian officials said Komissarova broke and dislocated her spine during an Olympic training accident at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 and was taken into emergency surgery. (AP Photo/Russian freestyle federation)
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KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Russian freestyle officials say skicross racer Maria Komissarova sustained a "serious" injury in Olympic training and was taken to a nearby hospital for surgery.

The 23-year-old skier won't compete next week, the Russian freestyle federation said in a statement Saturday. The statement called the injury "serious" but did not disclose the nature of the injury.

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