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This Olympic Athlete Finished Her Race With Only One Shoe

Holy crap.

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On Sunday, Diro represented her country in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase race.

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The steeplechase is an obstacle race that includes 28 barriers to cross, as well as seven water jumps. (NBD.)

She was in first place, but about halfway through the course, Diro got stuck in a tangle with some of the other athletes, fell down, and broke some spikes on her right track shoe.

Watch Michael Phelps swim for the last time tonight in primetime at 8:00 ET/7:00 CT on NBC.

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