U.S. Gymnast Aly Raisman Reveals Broken Elbow In Gruesome Pic

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Jan. 10 2019, Published 6:59 p.m. ET

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As a six-time gold medalist, U.S. gymnast Aly Raisman has put her body through the ringer. Year after year, she’s avoided a major injury — until now. The athlete revealed on Instagram that she broke her elbow! Keep reading for all the details.

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In 2012, Aly, 24, was sidelined for a brief period after falling during a bar routine and bruising her knees.

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The athlete bounced back a day after the fall and spoke about it with E! at a Fashion Week appearance. "I fell all the way back and it really hurt! I thought I was gonna pass out…I just thought I was gonna throw up because it hurt so much."

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But it looks like everyday life is more risky than her most grueling training.

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In an Instagram post, Aly revealed she broke her elbow at home. She wrote, "I survived two Olympic Games and 19 years of gymnastics without ever breaking a bone...the stairs got me... I fell and broke my elbow."

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While she didn't say how badly broken her elbow is, it looks like Aly will have to consider her cast her latest accessory for a while!

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