French gymnast Samir Ait Said suffered a broken leg in the men’s vault during the team gymnastics event after landing awkwardly, causing him to snap both his tibia and fibula.
A number of cyclists were also injured during the men’s and women’s road races, with both Tour de France front-runners Ritchie Porte and Vincenzo Nibali suffering broken collarbones while Annemiek van Vleuten suffered three fractured vertebrae and heavy concussion following her frightening crash last weekend.
The family may be matriarchal, although father or mother may take on the decision-making role.
The injury was not only excrutiatingly painful for him, but also wrecked his chances of winning a medal in his Olympic debut after he finished second in the snatch competition to leave him in a strong position for the clean and jerk round.
The ‘Liberation’ Mosque is a fine, neo-classical, almost Gothic construction with striped black-and-white stone banding, unusual for a Muslim holy place but a jewel in the Tepebasi district of the old town of Gaziantep.
Its stone carvings and mock Grecian columns beside the window frames are a credit to another, gentler age.
Each person is an individual, as well as a community member.
The term African American generally refers to people descended from Africans who did not come to the US voluntarily—descendants of the four million slaves brought to the US between 16.