Diver slips during Olympic pool inauguration ceremony – video

The French diver Alexis Jandard slipped on a diving board during the inauguration of an Olympic swimming pool in Saint-Denis. The pool and Olympic Aquatic Center was inaugurated on Thursday by the President, Emmanuel Macron, ahead of the 2024 games in Paris.

“It’s a stroke of bad luck,” Jandard told Le Parisien. “I left my DNA and there must still be a bit of my back on the board. But it’s OK, it’s just scratches. I didn’t hurt myself and that’s the most important thing. Tomorrow I’m going back to training.”

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