US President Joe Biden has tripped and fallen while handing out diplomas at a graduation ceremony for the US Air Force Academy in Colorado

During the commencement address for the academys graduates President Biden stumbled as he jogged away from the podium

After spending over 90 minutes congratulating the cadets and distributing certificates, he made his way to his seat but lost his balance and fell to the floor

Despite the stumble the President managed to make his way back to his seat without assistance and appeared to be in good spirits as the ceremony concluded

Mr Biden who is the nations oldest serving president at 80 was helped back up to his feet and appeared to be unhurt

A video of the incident went viral on social media showing Biden walking without assistance and later smiling and jogging towards his vehicle

He has suffered similar falls one of which happened in Delaware his home state while riding a bike