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Olivia Attwood collapses while fighting the javelin event

Olivia Attwood broke down in tears as she struggled to get to grips with the javelin event during Wednesday’s episode of The Games on ITV.

The 31-year-old Love Island star couldn’t contain her emotions in training as she recounted how the competition was an “eye-opening experience”, before overcoming her demons and launching her personal best live at night in downtown Crystal Palace Athletics.

Elsewhere in the latest episode of the show, 24-year-old Love Island alum Wes Nelson won the 110m hurdles race and finished well ahead of his fellow competitors.

Upset: Olivia Attwood broke down in tears as she struggled to get to grips with the javelin event during Wednesday's episode of The Games on ITV

Upset: Olivia Attwood broke down in tears as she struggled to get to grips with the javelin event during Wednesday’s episode of The Games on ITV

In front of the women’s javelin, Olivia looked tense as she sparred with the other women and walked out of practice.

With tears in his eyes, he then explained his frustrations, saying: ‘Today has been the hardest day for me, I’m trying to remember why I started this, because I love the sport.

I play a character that people have bought into, that I have confidence in, but there are layers to me that people haven’t seen, I don’t let people see them.

Tough: The 31-year-old Love Island star couldn't contain her emotions in training as she recounted how the competition was a

Tough: The 31-year-old Love Island star couldn’t contain her emotions in training as she recounted how the competition was an “eye-opening experience”, before overcoming her demons and launching her personal best live on the night at the Crystal Palace athletic center.

‘In school I was way ahead of everyone but now I’m not the best in this group and it’s an eye opening experience. It’s a competition, but I’m here for myself and I need to focus on myself.

However, despite his nerves at the beginning of the event, he achieved a personal best with his second throw of 11.38 meters, while Phoenix Brown won overall in the discipline.

Earlier in the show, Wes dominated on the track once again, placing first in the men’s 110m hurdles event, after also winning the 400m race.

Star: Elsewhere in the show's latest episode, 24-year-old Love Island alum Wes Nelson won the 110m hurdles race and finished well ahead of his fellow competitors.

Star: Elsewhere in the show’s latest episode, 24-year-old Love Island alum Wes Nelson won the 110m hurdles race and finished well ahead of his fellow competitors.

After the event, impressed host Freddie Flintoff commented, “That was like watching an Olympian, not someone from Love Island!”

The night before he also took gold in two swimming events, putting him at the top of the leaderboard as things currently stand.

Max George was second in the 110m hurdles, while Josh Herdman was third.

The final show on Wednesday night was the women’s 400m race which was won by Chelcee Grimes.

Defiant: Ahead of the women's javelin, Olivia looked tense as she sparred with the other women and walked out of practice.

Defiant: Ahead of the women’s javelin, Olivia looked tense as she sparred with the other women and walked out of practice.

Confidence: With tears in his eyes he later explained his frustrations, saying: 'Today has been the hardest day for me, I'm trying to remember why I started this, because I love the sport'

Confidence: With tears in his eyes he later explained his frustrations, saying: ‘Today has been the hardest day for me, I’m trying to remember why I started this, because I love the sport’

During the event, ITV newsreader Lucrezia Millarini fell over the finish line but still managed to clinch third place.

The Games will take place every night this week through Friday, April 13, with all 12 contestants battling it out in a series of challenges.

It comes after weeks of grueling training, in which celebrities were put to the test in the intense preparation.

They have all been taken out of their comfort zones to be trained as athletes, swimmers and cyclists, to compete in hopes of reaching the top of the medal table and being crowned winners.

Are here!  Hosted live by Holly Willoughby and Freddie Flintoff, (pictured) The Games also features former professional soccer player and broadcaster Chris Kamara as commentator.

Are here! Hosted live by Holly Willoughby and Freddie Flintoff, (pictured) The Games also features former professional soccer player and broadcaster Chris Kamara as commentator.

Incredible: Earlier in the show, Wes dominated on the track once again, placing first in the men's 110m hurdles event, after also winning the 400m race.

Incredible: Earlier in the show, Wes dominated on the track once again, placing first in the men’s 110m hurdles event, after also winning the 400m race.

Oh no: despite winning the race later, Wes was seen receiving medical treatment on the track.

Ouch: He had a bandage on his leg.

Oh no: despite winning the race later, Wes was seen receiving medical treatment on the track.

Issue: It is unclear how the injury occurred and it was not mentioned on the live show

Issue: It is unclear how the injury occurred and it was not mentioned on the live show

Pain: stretched out the leg to move the muscles

Stretch: Was seen by doctors

Pain: stretched out the leg to move the muscles

Muscles: They put the bandage on his leg.

Muscles: They put the bandage on his leg.

Difficult: Wes had injured his leg during the course of the show.

Difficult: Wes had injured his leg during the course of the show.

Preparation: The women were also seen trackside overnight as they warmed up

Preparation: The women were also seen trackside overnight as they warmed up

Hosted live by Holly Willoughby and Freddie Flintoff, The Games also features former professional football player and host Chris Kamara as commentator.

Through sporting challenges, celebrities will rack up points on the medal table as they go head-to-head to come out on top.

As the leaderboard takes shape each night, the series will culminate in a thrilling final showdown crowning a men’s and women’s champion.

The Games continue Thursday night at 9pm on ITV.

Wow!  After the event, impressed presenter Freddie Flintoff commented:

Wow! After the event, impressed host Freddie Flintoff commented, “That was like watching an Olympian, not someone from Love Island!”

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Success: The last show on Wednesday night was the women’s 400m race where Chelcee Grimes won

Fall: During the event, ITV newsreader Lucrezia Millarini fell over the finish line but still managed to clinch third place.

Fall: During the event, ITV newsreader Lucrezia Millarini fell over the finish line but still managed to clinch third place.

Sprint: Christine McGuinness came last in the 400m race but gave her best

Sprint: Christine McGuinness came last in the 400m race but gave her best

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