Young athlete doesn't give up after falling during 200m hurdle race

Staff writer

This remarkable footage from a student athletics event in Indiana, USA, captures the moment one competitor fell while in the lead of a hurdle race.

Alexis Maesch of Avon North Middle School hit a hurdle with her lead foot on the home straight and crashed to the deck, but, undaunted, she quickly regained her feet and streaked back into contention.

See how the raced finished in the video above.