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Rio Olympics: WOW! French gymnast who broke leg after horrible landing is already walking

Said, who underwent surgery on the gruesome double break of his leg suffered at the Rio Olympics, said that he knew it was all over for him in this year's event the moment his landing went wrong.

Last Updated: Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 09:21
Rio Olympics: WOW! French gymnast who broke leg after horrible landing is already walking
Zee Media Bureau

Rio De Janeiro: French gymnast Samir Ait Said, who broke his leg in a horrific vault landing in Rio Olympics earlier this week, is said to be walking back against.

In a shocking incident, Said broke his leg after the timing of his landing went totally wrong as a video of him holding his tangled leg went viral.

The Frenchman, who has been recovering at Vitoria Barra Hospital in Rio, posted photos of him walking in the corridors.

Ait-Said was also visited in his bed by Bruno Grandi, president of the Federation Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG), with the pair smiling for a picture.

Said, who underwent surgery on the gruesome double break of his leg suffered at the Rio Olympics, said that he knew it was all over for him in this year's event.

"Everyone was a bit surprised by my reaction," he said.

First Published: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 11:34

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