Watch: French fencer Enzo Lefort's phone falls out of his pocket mid-bout at Rio Olympics
France's Enzo Lefort brought his phone onto the piste for his fencing match against Germany's Peter Joppich — and was embarrassed when it fell out of his back pocket mid-bout.
Mobile phones are an ubiquitous part of modern life but they shouldn't really be needed in Olympic competition.
However, France's Enzo Lefort brought his phone onto the piste for his fencing match against Germany's Peter Joppich — and was embarrassed when it fell out of his back pocket mid-bout.
As the phone slid across the floor and Lefort bent down to pick it up, boos rang out from the crowd, a report said.
Perhaps the incident unsettled Lefort, who went on to lose the individual foil match 15-13.
With inputs from AFP
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