Johannesburg, Aug 7 (ANI
): French gymnast Samir Ait Said
landed awkwardly during the Men's Vault and broke his leg on impact at the Rio Olympic
s on Saturday.
Said's left leg folded beneath him as he landed badly during the men's qualification event.
The 26-year-old was trying to fly over the vault and complete two back-flips in a pike.
As reported by Sport24, the French gymnast
went to ground clutching his leg after a terrible landing.
Said, who was in a large amount of pain following the untoward incident, was attended by the medical staff and was taken off on a stretcher. (ANI