Sochi Olympics Fraught With Injuries
Find out which Olympic athletes were injured at Sochi.
Feb. 17, 2014— -- intro:With Olympians tumbling down slopes, crashing into barriers and flipping over on sleds, it appears the Sochi games have been fraught with injuries.
Click through to find out which athletes got hurt and how.
quicklist: 1category:Olympic Injuriestitle:Spinal fractureurl:text:Olympic skicross racer Maria Komissarova fractured her spine during a training run Feb. 15. She underwent a 6.5 hour surgery and has since been airlifted to Germany for further treatment.media:22552178
quicklist: 2category:Olympic Injuriestitle:Concussionurl:text:Snowboarder Jacqueline Hernandez of the United States was carried off the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park course on stretchers yesterday. Hernandez screamed as she fell like a rag doll. She suffered from a concussion, and told reporters she didn't remember the accident.media:22552384
quicklist: 3category:Olympic Injuriestitle: Broken legsurl:text:A Sochi track worker was struck by a bobsled, breaking both legs last Thursday. He was hit by the forerunner, which goes down the track ahead of the athletes to check for safety.media:22554659
quicklist: 4category:Olympic Injuriestitle: Broken noseurl:text:Slovenian alpine skier Rok Perko broke his nose during a training run, bloodying the snow. media:22552063
quicklist: 5category:Olympic Injuriestitle: Dislocated shoulderurl:text:Canadian skier Marie-Michele Gagnon tweeted that she dislocated her shoulder during a slalom run, but she competed in her other races anyway.media: 22552799
quicklist: 6category:Olympic Injuriestitle: 180-degree flip on sledurl:text:Irish skeleton athlete Sean Greenwood was thrown into the air on a curve when his sled flipped over in the middle of a race on Friday. He finished 27th but wasn’t injured.media:22552273
quicklist: 7category:Olympic Injuriestitle: Bad fallurl:text:U.S. figure skater Jeremy Abbott fell and crashed into a barrier during his performance, lying on the ice 20 seconds before finishing his program. media:22552624
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