Japan’s Dai Tamesue will not take part in the upcoming IAAF World Athletics Final in Monaco due to an injury he sustained at the world athletics championships earlier this month, his management office said Monday.

Tamesue, who won the world 400-meters hurdles bronze in Helsinki, misses the Sept. 9-10 meet as he is still nursing a sore Achilles tendon but hopes to be fit for the Seiko Super meet in Yokohama on Sept. 19.

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