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Horrific Moment When French Gymnast Broke his Leg

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French gymnast Samir Ait Said suffered a horrific leg break while performing in the vault at the Rio Olympics.

The 26-year-old was taking part in the men's qualification event at the Rio Olympic Arena.

Said, who competed at the World Championships in Glasgow in 2015, was taken off on a stretcher and acknowledged the crowd as he departed.

The Frenchman won gold on the rings at the 2013 European Championships and silver on the same apparatus in 2015.