American Connor Fields, one of the medal favorites in BMX cycling, Olympic gold at Rio 2016, was carried off the course on a stretcher after a terrible fall during a semifinal in men’s competitions at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. lost contact with his bicycle, being run over by another athlete. The race was stopped and the athlete was then loaded into an ambulance and taken to the hospital for treatment. The crash occurred at the first corner of the race. Fields was in second place when his front wheel appeared to touch the race leader’s rear wheel. Fields crashed to the ground and two other competitors fell on him.