Attention, all of you would-be Olympians out there. Here is a small piece of advice. Should you train for years and earn a place among the world’s top athletes (and that one comically terrible men’s diving team from the Philippines), leave your phone at home on game day.
During a fencing match Monday night, France’s Enzo Lefort made this mistake and had to listen as crowds booed after his phone fell from his pocket mid-match.
Lefort went on to lose the match to Germany’s Peter Joppich. But here’s hoping he got a few good selfies out of the deal.