Tokyo Olympic sex ban a 'laughing stock'

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Former German Olympian Susen Tiedtke says the Olympic enactment prohibition is simply a "laughing stock" aft athletes successful Tokyo were fixed condoms contempt being urged to abstain from enactment until they instrumentality home.

Reports starring into the Olympics suggested athletes were provided cardboard beds successful Tokyo to forestall intersexual enactment amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tokyo Olympics officials person handed retired 160,000 condoms to competitors - but the overriding connection is to minimise quality contact.

A video of Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan past week jumping connected his furniture wrong the colony helped debunk the story that the beds were "anti-sex".


"The enactment prohibition is simply a large laughing banal for me, it doesn't enactment astatine all," Tiedtke told Germany's Bild.

The erstwhile German agelong jumper, 52, competed successful the 1992 and 2000 Olympics — wherever she met her ex-husband Joe Greene, a chap agelong jumper, during the Barcelona Games.

Susen Tiedtke competing successful 1993. (Getty)

"The athletes are astatine their carnal highest astatine the Olympics. When the contention is over, they privation to merchandise their energy," Tiedtke explained.

"After the competition, however, roommates were considerate if you needed the country for yourself.

"You ever heard the 'party' of the others, sometimes you could hardly sleep.

"There is 1 enactment aft another, past intoxicant comes into play. It happens that radical person enactment and determination are capable radical who strive for that."

During her years competing astatine the Olympics, Tiedtke said coaches denounced enactment earlier competing due to the fact that "when you person sex, the assemblage archetypal has to recharge itself energetically."

In 2016, Rio organisers handed retired 450,000 condoms. Athletes were archetypal fixed extortion astatine the Seoul Olympics successful 1988.

"There's a batch of enactment going on," two-time golden medalist American shot goalie Hope Solo told ESPN successful 2012. "I've seen radical having enactment close retired successful the open. On the grass, betwixt buildings, radical are getting down and dirty."

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