French athlete's example of courage in Rio race-walking event


Yohann Diniz, 38, completed the 50-kilometre Rio Olympics event in scorching heat despite an attack of diarrhoea, blood loss and once collapsing.

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A French race walker who was a favorite to win the men’s 50-kilometer event on Friday collapsed on the course after suffering what appeared to be severe gastrointestinal problems, reports The Washington Post.