GB gymnast ends up in judge's lap

Great Britain gymnast Daniel Purvis is red-faced at the European Championships in Montpellier after losing his footing when trying to land a vault and ending up in the lap of a bemused judge.

BBC Sport's Ollie Williams reports that Purvis had been "up all night with food poisoning" and his team-mates had compared his complexion to 'Casper the friendly ghost' earlier in the day.

Purvis won a world bronze medal in 2010 and is a genuine Olympic medal contender in the floor and all-around events at London 2012 - if he stays on his feet.

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