Commonwealth Games 2018: Welsh weightlifter Joshua Parry collapses after attempting to lift 160kg

THE Males's 94kg weightlifting last was marred by distressing scenes after Welsh athlete Joshua Parry collapsed after his first lift.

Competing in his first Commonwealth Games, the 27-yr-previous left viewers in shock after falling to the bottom when attempting to lift 160kg.

 Welsh weightlifter Joshua Parry was competing in the Commonwealth Games Men's 94kg final

Welsh weightlifter Joshua Parry was competing within the Commonwealth Games Males's 94kg last
 Parry, 27, failed to get the bar over his head when attempting his first lift

Parry, 27, failed to get the bar over his head when attempting his first lift

Simply two days after Australian ace Francois Etoundi tore his bicep when attempting a lift, weightlifting has been rocked by one other critical incident.

With the bar resting by Parry's windpipe, the Welshman failed to get it over his head and instinctively threw the bar on the ground.

Instantly after, his legs buckled and he collapsed on his again due to a scarcity of oxygen.

Medics rushed to his aide as they assisted him together with his respiration, with a protecting curtain shielding viewers from Parry.

 Parry threw the bar on the ground, before collapsing on the floor due to a lack of oxygen

Parry threw the bar on the bottom, earlier than collapsing on the ground due to a scarcity of oxygen
 It was distressing viewing for those watching as Parry's legs buckled as he slumped to the ground

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It was distressing viewing for these watching as Parry's legs buckled as he slumped to the bottom

Two-time Commonwealth Games weightlifting champ Michaela Breeze was on commentary obligation for the BBC, and shortly reassured followers he can be nice.

The 38-yr-previous stated: "He's OK, he's OK… properly he's not OK clearly. He's alright, undo his belt, get his legs within the air, the docs there.

"OK so what's occurred fairly merely shouldn’t be getting the oxygen in. He stood up, makes it actually exhausting to breathe whenever you've received the bar sitting heavy on the windpipe.

"You’ll be able to see his physique buckling earlier than he even tried the dip… he shall be completely nice. We don't want a paramedic on the stage, that's a bit bit OTT."

 Medics rushed to the aide of Welsh athlete Parry, who failed to recover in time for his second lift

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Medics rushed to the aide of Welsh athlete Parry, who failed to recuperate in time for his second lift

Parry failed to get well in time for his second lift, however walked off unassisted to rapturous applause from these in attendance.

The Males's 94kg ultimate was gained by Papua New Guinea's Steven Kari, who efficiently defended the title he gained in Glasgow 4 years in the past.

Vibrant opening ceremony will get the Commonwealth Games 2018 began on the Gold Coast in Australia

THE Males's 94kg weightlifting ultimate was marred by distressing scenes after Welsh athlete Joshua Parry collapsed after his first lift.

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