A Russian powerlifter Alexander Sedykh has fractured both his knees while he attempted to squat 400kg at the World Raw Powerlifting Federation (WRPF) European Championships .
The powerlifter Sedykh who arrived as the reigning champion, has lost his reign after suffering the horrifying injury while attempting to squat lift 400kg, Sedykh’s knees fractured – causing excruciating pain.
Those around him immediately rushed to Sedykh’s aid, and he was promptly rushed to hospital for immediate surgery.
And after the complex but successful procedures, he said:
“The main thing is that I must lie motionless in bed for two months.
“Then I’ll be taught how to walk again.
“It’ll take time to recuperate.
“I’ve had my quadriceps resewn and my knees put back together.”