London Olympic Mishaps
New Zealand's Kurt Pickard (black) and Ecuador's Emilio Andres Falla Buchley (yellow hat) collide and crash as Australian Olympian Khalen Young jumps over them in the BMX quarterfinals.
Germany's Matthias Steiner fails to lift the weight on his second attempts and falls, dropping the bar on his head.
American gymnast McKayla Maroney was favored to take gold in individual vault. On her second of two vaults, Maroney shocked the world when she failed to stick the landing--and ended in a sitting position on the mat.
Gabby Douglas, individual all-around Olympic champion, fell off the beam during the individual beam competition, just days after winning all-around gold.
Liu Xiang, China's premier hurdler, clipped the first hurdle of the race and fell, failing to even finish the race.
Nicolas Batum of France went out of his way to punch Spain's Juan Carlos Navarro in the groin area during a quarterfinals game.
Ruslan Nurudinov of Uzbekistan falls after failing to hoist the weight during the men's 105kg competition.
Harinelina Rakotondramanana of Madagascar falls during her lift in the women's 48kg event.
Shamar Sands (far right) trips and falls during the 110-meter hurdles preliminary, ending his gold medal pursuit.
Four women cyclists try to detangle and recover after a collision that resulted in a pileup during the road race.
Costa Rica's Leonardo Chacon has to be helped off the course after he fell off his bike at the end of the men's BMX competition.
A runner during the 3000m steeplechase takes a tumble into the inside lane.
The Dominican Republic's Altagracia Rivera Brens collides with the barrier during a Group A volleyball match.
Harald Ambros of Australia falls off before a jump in the Equestrian event.
Aurelie Malaussena of France slips on the balance beam during the All-Around final.
Benjamin Provisor of the U.S. gets his face planted right into the mat as he wrestles Cuba's Alexei Bel in a Greco-Roman 74kg class qualification match.
Poland's Michal Winiarski crashes into the back wall after saving a shot during a match against Bulgaria.
Rhys Howden of Sebia blocks a shot on the goal ... with his face.
Philipp Boy of Germany misses his grip on the uneven bars.
Brazil's Wallace de Souza crashes right over a photographers section in the men's volleyball quarterfinal against Argentina.
Okori Reina-Flor of France stops running after realizing she false-started during the 100-meter hurdles semifinal.
John Orozco hit the pommel horse during the men's team finals in gymnastics, posting a lowly 12.733.