A lot of coverage has been dedicated to the disgusting water at the Rio Olympics, but apparently athletes should also be wary of an appliance in their rooms — the air conditioner!
The Associated Press reported today that Irish cyclist Nicolas Roche contracted bacterial pneumonia during his stay in Rio. He took to Twitter to place some blame on a “bad aircon:”
To make matters worse for Nicolas, he’s going to miss the the Vuelta a Espana race which begins on Aug. 20.
Roche finished 29th in the Olympics Road Race after he dropped a chain.
Suffice it to say, a tough Olympics experience for the Irishman.