Australia's Aron Baynes out of Olympics after freak bathroom accident

Baynes, 34, suffered a neck injury during the second half of the game but shortly after, his Olympic journey would come to an unfortunate end when he slipped in the bathroom and fell, making his injury worse. 

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“It was a complicated series of events,” AOC Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Hughes told reporters, via The Australian. “He did suffer an injury during the match on the court, and then he slipped in the bathroom and suffered further injury.”

Australia's Aron Baynes, top, shoots over Nigeria's Ekpe Udoh during a men's basketball preliminary round game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. (Aris Messinis/Pool Photo via AP)

Australia’s Aron Baynes, top, shoots over Nigeria’s Ekpe Udoh during a men’s basketball preliminary round game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. (Aris Messinis/Pool Photo via AP)

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