Gymnast breaks leg after horror vault landing

2016-08-06 20:37
Rio Olympics (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - There was drama during the gymnastics competition at the Rio Olympics when Samir Ait Said of France landed awkwardly during the Men's Vault and broke his leg on impact.

Onlookers gasped as Said went to ground clutching his leg after a terrible landing.

Cameras moved away from the Frenchman who was clearly in a large amount of pain.

He was quickly attended by medical staff.

Warning - Graphic picture below.


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