5 Most SHOCKING Deaths during the Olympics Games (PHOTOS)

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The Olympics is the great event of the year which supposed to brings joy and happiness to the participants and audience.

However, some accidents happen during the practice or contest.

See the list of lethal cases happened throughout the years during the Olympics on Nexter.org.

Nodar Kumaritashvili, 21

On 12 February 2010, Kumaritashvili was fatally injured in a crash during his final training run. Unexpectedly, he lost control and was thrown off his luge.

He fell over the track with a steel support pole. The speed of the luge was 89.2 mph.

Source: pressherald.com

Nicolas Bochatay, 27

Nicolas Bochatay – a Swiss speed skier who died during the 1992 Winter Olympics.

Bochatay crashed into a snowcat. He died immediately.

Kazimierz Kay-Skrzypecki, 55

Georgian athleteKazimierz Kay-Skrzypecki, was killed during a luge training run at the Olympics 1964.

He lost control of his sled and was thrown off the track. Kay-Skrzypecki was treated on-site and then hospitalized. Soon he died.

Source: independent.co.uk

Bahman Golbarnezhad, 48

Golbarnezhad died during the 2016 Summer Paralympics. He suffered a head injury during a collision with a rock.

Golbarnezhad was hospitalized immediately, but eventually, he died from a cardiac arrest.

Source: CNN

Hyginus Anugo, 22

A Nigerian runner, Hyginus Anugo, was struck by a car during the training on the Olympics 2000.

Anugo was with the team in Adelaide, in south-central Australia.

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