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Weightlifter Sa Jae-hyouk suffers gruesome injury [Video]

August 02, 2012|By Houston Mitchell
  • Sa Jae-hyouk of South Korea reacts after getting injured.
Sa Jae-hyouk of South Korea reacts after getting injured. (Hassan Ammar / Associated…)

South Korean weightlifter Sa Jae-hyouk, the 2008 Olympic champion in the men's 77-kilogram lift, dislocated his elbow Thursday while attempting to defend his title.

It happened during his second lift, when he was attempting to press 357 pounds overhead. As you can see from the video, He screams in pain and immediately grabs his arm.

Warning: The video is not for the squeamish.

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