Unfortunately during the landing, she landed on her backside, which led her to an eighth-place finish in the finals. These athletes put together a string of quadruple flips and spins that give audiences motion sickness just from watching! With the recent announcement that North Korea would be sending athletes to Pyeongchang for the Winter Olympis, we want to shed some light on another North Korean athlete, Hong Su-Jong. In this photo, you can see "Peanut's" 'Oh, no! Luckily for Douglas, most viewers will remember her unbelievable run to the individual all-around gold back inand not the embarrassing mishap on the unforgiving balance beam. Chalk up for 15 of the most embarrassing pictures of female gymnasts. You may not think that a professional gymnast would have such a worried look in the heat of competition, but Harrold had taken a hard fall during the European Championships just a few months prior.
Most of these embarrassing photos of female gymnasts are ridiculous facial expressions, or an untimely fall, but that's not the case with this entry.
After attempting a front handspring to a double front flip, Gil Ortiz landed on her head, bouncing of the floor and injuring her neck. In Rio, Karmarkar shocked the world with her "Prudonova" vault, which is one of the most high-risk, difficult moves in the sport. In this photograph, American gymnast, Carly Patterson unconfirmed seems to go into a different dimension attempting to land her jump. This is not your typical backyard bounce! Fortunately for the youngster, her look of concern did not translate to failure, and she helped lead her fellow countrywomen to a fifth-place finish in the team competition. Not all the gymnastics competitions in the Olympics focus on the core events. Inafter coming in second in the vault finals in London, American Olympic gymnast, McKayla Maroney, stood on the podium, looking truly displeased with the result of the competition.