Rio de Janeiro: Mobile phones have become such an inseparable part of modern day life that one can’t help but carry it even to an Olympics bout.
World and European champion fencer Enzo Lefort of France has become a social media sensation after his phone popped out of his pocket while he was taking on Germany’s Peter Joppich in the men’s individual foil.
Amid loud boos from spectators, Enzo picked it up and handed it to an official on the sidelines but went on to lose the match.
Caught on numerous cameras, the “phone popping” has gone viral on social networks and has been dubbed as one of the most “ridiculous and embarrassing” Olympic moments.

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