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Beijing stab victim released from hospital

/ Source: The Associated Press

An American woman who was injured in an attack in Beijing that left her husband dead was released from the Mayo Clinic on Tuesday, the clinic said.

Barbara Bachman suffered serious stab wounds and her husband Todd Bachman died in the apparently random attack Aug. 9 at the 13th-century Drum Tower, a tourist site in Beijing. The attacker then jumped to his death.

"Mrs. Bachman continues to make an extraordinary recovery from her injuries," her physician, Dr. Scott Zietlow, said in a brief statement issued by Mayo. "I anticipate she will continue to progress in the weeks to come."

The Bachmans were in China for the Olympics. Their son-in-law, Hugh McCutcheon, is coach of the gold medal-winning U.S. men's Olympic volleyball team, and their daughter is former U.S. Olympic volleyball player Elisabeth "Wiz" Bachman McCutcheon.

Todd Bachman, 62, co-owned a floral and garden center chain based in Minneapolis.