In a horrific incident, French Gymnast Samir Ait Said broke his leg after a landing went terribly wrong. A video including photos of the injury is included below. Be warned that it is graphic.
According to the MIRROR, Some witnesses to the injury say the sound of Said’s leg snapping “echoed through the arena.”
Said, 26 years old – won a Gold in the 2013 European Championships, and was expected to do well in this year’s Olympics.
Read more about Samir Ait Said’s terrible injury
- THE MIRROR: http://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/other-sports/athletics/horrific-moment-french-gymnast-samir-8576759