[VIDEO] French Gymnast Breaks Leg During Vault

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (CBS HOUSTON) – We are going to warn you right now, don’t watch the above video if you are a bit squeamish. Samir Ait Said took his vault shot at the Men’s gymnastics event on Saturday night and after he landed his Olympics were over after a brutal injury.

The crack of his leg was so loud when it broke below the knee it could be heard on NBC’s coverage of the event.

Said was carried off the floor on a stretcher with some of his teammates visibly upset at the scene.

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