Sweat, pain and blood – these are probably the pillars of big sports. One can hardly avoid injuries and stress when choosing a sports career and working hard to perform at the Olympic Games.
As this year’s long-awaited Olympics is gradually coming to an end, photojournalists and cameramen try not to miss a single chance to capture the most outstanding and picturesque moments of the competitions.
When emotions run high and athletes are eager to achieve the best possible results, falling while performing their routine may be especially stressful.
Check out Sputnik’s gallery to see the most impressive and even breathtaking falls of the Games’ participants.