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Olympic Skier Stable After Spine Surgery

Maria Komissarova's spinal cord wasn't damaged: coach

(Newser) - After she broke her back , Olympic skier Maria Komissarova of Russia had "successful" surgery, a rep for the Russian Freestyle Federation tells RIA Novosti . Now, she is in stable condition, the Wall Street Journal reports. The good news is that the accident didn't damage her spinal cord, her... More »

Olympic Skier Breaks Spine

Russia's Maria Komissarova is out of surgery

(Newser) - A 23-year-old Russian skier broke her spine today during a training run for the Sochi Olympics, reports Ria Novosti . The good news is that Russian officials say Maria Komissarova's six-plus-hour surgery went well, reports AP , though no details about her prognosis were immediately available. Specifically, doctors say Komissarova "... More »

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