Take a Look: After the Fall

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From the CNN website: “It could have been a moment of controversy or anger. Instead it turned into a perfect demonstration of one of Olympism’s founding principles — that it’s ‘a philosophy of life, exalting and combining in a balanced whole the qualities of body, will and mind.’ As New Zealand runner Nikki Hamblin competed in the 5,000 meters Tuesday at Rio 2016, she stumbled and fell, accidentally tripping Abbey D’Agostino of the US. D’Agostino helped Hamblin back to her feet — but the American had injured her leg in the incident. When it gave way and she slumped to the track seconds later, Hamblin then helped her up and stayed by her side to make sure she was OK.”

Read the full story at the CNN website.


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