The scene probably felt
like something out of a nightmare for Olympic runners Nikki Hamblin
of New Zealand and Abbey Dâ€™Agostino of the
The two Olympians were competing in the
womenâ€™s (downright grueling) 5,000-meter race in
Rio de Janeiro on August 16th, 2016, when they got tangled up on
the congested track.
Hamblin fell, and Dâ€™Agostino
â€” who was right behind her and unable to avoid a
collision â€” tumbled to the ground as well.