Olympian weightlifter suffers horrific injury during European Championships

A female weightlifter who represented France at the 2016 Summer Olympics suffered a horrific injury during the competition at the European Championships on Thursday.

Gaelle Nayo Ketchanke was competing in the 76-kilogram category at the games, which were being held in Batumi, Georgia. She was attempting a 110-kilogram snatch and had failed twice before going for her third attempt, according to Yahoo Australia.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY SENIOR GYMNAST REACTS TO VIDEO OF LEG INJURY: 'MY PAIN IS NOT YOUR ENTERTAINMENT'

On the third try, Nayo Ketchanke tried to get the bar up and over her head when it appeared her left arm gave out.

WARNING GRAPHIC VIDEO

Nayo-Ketchanke screamed as she fell to the floor. She was taken to the hospital for surgery, according to Yahoo Australia.

She reportedly broke her arm in two places and may have suffered an elbow dislocation.

Nayo Ketchanke had competed at the European Championship before, finishing with a silver medal in 2016 and 2018 and a bronze medal in 2015 in the 76-kilogram competition.

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP

Last year, she finished in sixth at the World Championships in Turkmenistan.