14/08/2014 05:39 BST | Updated 14/08/2014 05:40 BST

European Championships: Aleksey Dmitrik Suffers Nasty Slip In High Jump (Video)

Aleksey Dmitrik was competing in the high jump but didn't even make a jump at the European Championships in Zurich.

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An incident sure to appear on A Question of Sport in a few years, Russian Dmitrik slipped as he approached the bar and crashed nastily into the safety mat.