McKayla Maroney & Aly Raisman Injured During Routine

09/10/2012 at 03:05 PM EDT

McKayla Maroney & Aly Raisman Injured on Kellogg's Tour
McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman
Jason Kempin/Getty
Even members of the "Fab Five" can take a fall.

Olympians McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman were both injured while performing on uneven bars during Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics in Ontario, Calif., over the weekend.

Maroney – who took home one gold and one silver medal following this summer's Olympic Games in London – fell following a simple dismount from the bars. The 16-year-old 2011 world vault champion had to be carried out of the arena by medics.

Raisman – who took home two gold medals and one bronze in London – suffered a fall after she failed to land a Shaposhnikova.



Named after gymnast Natalia Shaposhnikova, the move begins on the low bar, facing away from the high bar. The gymnast then does a free hip circle around the bar, releasing the lower bar and propelling up to high bar, catching it to complete the move.

Raisman reportedly fell to her stomach, landing on a section of the arena's concrete floor that was not covered by a mat. But she was able to walk out of the arena.

Before the show, Raisman Tweeted a playful photo of herself and team mates, asking, "Ontario… Are you ready for us?"



Neither Maroney or Raisman were included in the show's finale, when the gymnasts were lifted into the air, each clutching one of the five Olympic rings.

A source told WCBV-TV that Raisman is fine and in San Diego as she prepares for the next stop on the gymnastics tour.

Meanwhile, Maroney Tweeted on Monday: "Not bad for hospital food."

An audience member captured both falls on YouTube. Watch the video below:

Your Reaction

Follow Us

On Newsstands Now

Lupita Nyong'o: Most Beautiful!
  • Lupita Nyong'o: Most Beautiful!
  • Chelsea Clinton is Pregnant!
  • Exclusive Royal Tour Diary

Pick up your copy on newsstands

Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine

blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement

From Our Partners

Watch It

Editors' Picks

From Our Partners



Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters