French gymnast Samir Ait Said’s broken leg was headed for the unanimous gold for the most horrifying injury of the OIympics, but Armenian weightlifter Andranik Karapetyan has submitted a compelling entry after dislocating his elbow the 77kg event yesterday.
The 20-year-old was on his second attempt at clean-and-jerking the 195-kilogram weight when disaster struck…
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Terrible lesión del armenio Andranik KARAPETYAN intentando levantar 195 kilogramos en la categoría de los 77! pic.twitter.com/HvJGxj76BW
— Héctor Rojas (@HectorRojas23) August 10, 2016