GRAPHIC PHOTOS: French Gymnast Breaks His Leg While Landing On A Vault at Rio Olympics


This is the horrendous moment a French gymnast’s Olympics were ended in a single moment after he severely broke his left leg while landing on a vault. Samir Ait Said’s leg bent awkwardly as he tried to complete his vault during team preliminaries on Saturday, with the sound of the injury echoing through the arena.

As he crumpled to the floor, Said writhed in agony while medical officials tended to him in front of a shocked crowd.He was eventually wheeled out and raised one arm to acknowledge the loud ovation he received from the crowd.

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Farouk Mohammed

Farouk Mohammed is a Head Editor at Okay Nigeria ( He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on
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