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Walsh tipped to bounce back from injury
Great Britain women's assistant coach Craig Parnham is confident captain Kate Walsh has the mental toughness to bounce back quickly from a fractured jaw.
The 32-year-old returned to the Olympic Village after three nights in The Royal London Hospital following an operation to have a plate inserted after being hit in the face by a stick.
Parnham sustained a near-fatal injury playing for England in Malaysia in 2001 when he was hit in the throat - a blow which shattered his larynx and required an emergency tracheotomy - so he speaks from personal experience.
There were initial fears Walsh had sustained a similar blow but those were quickly allayed and Parnham believes it will not be a factor when Walsh returns - although whether that is at these Games has still to be decided.
"I think something which is traumatic like that is in the back of your mind," said the former England captain, who still bears the scars of his injury. "But you kind of put it to bed by saying 'Well, it is a million-to-one shot and the likelihood of it happening again to me is unlikely'.
"I think there may be a bit of anxiety but anyone, in this case Kate, will be absolutely fully into it. Unbelievably worries probably won't be there for her because she will be thinking about other stuff.
"Kate will be absolutely chomping at the bit to get out there and when she does she'll do a job as she always does and when she is released and allowed to play she'll be out there giving her all. There is a certain robustness that you need and players develop over the years. I fully expect her to come back in and be the same as always."
Walsh is not expected to be considered for GB's match against Belgium on Thursday and coach Danny Kerry will give her a full fitness test and assess her overall welfare before deciding whether she can continue at the Games.
Whether her absence had an effect in Tuesday's 5-3 defeat of South Korea is difficult to say but they did concede their first competitive goals on the Riverbank Arena pitch, having shut-out all their opponents in May's test event.
Goalkeeper Beth Storry said: "Everyone in the defence has great working relationships but I think the beauty of our team is we do have the depth in our squad. We train day in, day out together and we know we can put anyone anywhere and it will be fine, we can deal with it."