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2004 Jul 10 - Olympics: Henman injury progress
Tim Henman may be struggling with a back injury before the start of the Olympics
on 15 August but he remains optimistic of his chances of winning Olympic gold.
"I'd be lying if I said I haven't dreamt of winning the gold so that's what I'm going over
there to try and do.
"I've had a problem with a stiff back. But with constant attention I don't think it will
hinder my performances.
"I've had it looked at and there doesn't seem to be much I can do apart from
continue to stretch it out.
"I've incorporated some extra strengthening into my off-court programme, which should help in
the medium to long term.
"Obviously I'd always prefer to be fully fit but that's seldom the case.
"I've got used to trying to perform as well as I can while carrying a few niggles, as do most
players, and hopefully it won't have a detrimental effect on my performance."
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