The water that athletes will be swimming in for the summer Olympics in Rio, Brazil is so disgusting that athletes are being told to keep their mouths shut anytime they’re in the water.
“Foreign athletes will literally be swimming in human crap, and they risk getting sick from all those microorganisms,” Dr. Daniel Becker told The New York Times. (SLIDESHOW: This Nearly Naked Model Is All The Motivation You Need For The Olympics)
The same New York Times report states that health experts are urging athletes to keep their mouths closed anytime they are in the water out of fear of what is in the water. Athletes are taking notice of their advice.
“We just have to keep our mouths closed when the water sprays up,” Dutch athlete Afrodite Zegers told the New York Times. (RELATED: The Olympic Athletes Probably Won’t Be Too Happy With An Open Sewer Near Their Facilities [VIDEO])
It looks the Olympics are already in the tank and not a single competition has been held yet. Well done Brazil, well done indeed.