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A French Gymnast Broke His Leg During The Olympic Qualifications

1. This is Samir Ait Said, a member of the French Olympic gymnastics team.

This is Samir Ait Said, a member of the French Olympic gymnastics team.

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2. On Saturday during the vault qualification competition, Said broke his left leg during a bad landing. Like, really really bad.

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4. The sound of his leg breaking apparently echoed throughout the arena.

5. He was taken from the venue by the medical team.

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6. Despite how bad his injury was, Said was waving at the audience from the stretcher like a champ.

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7. Hope he has a speedy recovery!

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