Irish Cyclist Nicolas Roche Catches Pneumonia at Rio Olympics

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.

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