(Reuters) – Katarina Johnson-Thompson may return to motion from a seven-month absence on the World Indoor Championships in Belgrade after she was included in Britain’s pentathlon squad on Thursday.
Johnson-Thompson has not competed since withdrawing from the Olympic heptathlon with a calf damage that triggered her to drag up in the 200 metres on the Tokyo Games in August 2021.
The 29-year-old received the pentathlon title on the 2018 World Indoor Championships in Birmingham. She additionally received silver in the lengthy leap on the 2014 version of the occasion in Poland.
Johnson-Thompson is greatest identified for successful the gold medal in the heptathlon on the 2019 World Championships in Doha forward of Rio Olympics champion Nafi Thiam of Belgium.
The World Indoor Championships in Belgrade are from March 18-20.
(Reporting by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru; Editing by Toby Davis)