The painful encounter cost him dearly but is still a little funny.
Hiroki Ogita had, between the legs, something he looked at with manly pride in the mirror every morning. But on Saturday, August 13, this “gift” of nature become his curse.
The Japanese pole vaulter could never have foreseen this: while trying to qualify for the final of the competition at the Olympic Games in Rio, his penis hit the bar, and made him fall.
Result? Hiroki Ogita was very hurt, and he was eliminated.
The pain on his face is palpable when he realizes two things at the same time, : “I will not have an Olympic medal” and “Ouch.”