Graphic video: Olympic gymnast breaks leg on vault

French Olympic gymnast Samir Ait Said broke his leg when he landed awkwardly on a vault attempt Saturday at the Olympic Games in Rio. (Warning graphic video below.)

He was taken off on a stretcher following the incident and acknowledged the crowd according to a story from the BBC.

According to the article, Said won the gold medal in the rings at the 2013 European Championships and won silver on the rings in 2015.


Our thoughts are prayers are with him for a speedy recovery.