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Athletes post hilarious clips of themselves trying to destroy the Olympic cardboard ‘anti-sex’ beds

Breaking mattress: Athletes post hilarious clips of themselves trying to destroy the Olympic cardboard ‘anti-sex’ beds by doing yoga and wrestling on them

  • The beds at the Tokyo Olympic village are made out of recyclable cardboard
  • Can maintain up to 200kg however there are rumours bunks are constructed to stop intimacy
  • US ladies’s rugby group and Ireland gymnast made movies proving sturdiness 
  • Team New Zealand posted video showing to present mattress bowing below weight 


Prankster athletes are competing to break their swanky cardboard ‘anti-sex’ beds in the Tokyo Olympic village. 

The sustainable beds are made out of recycled cardboard and might maintain up to 200kg — however there are rumours the bunks have been constructed to deter athletes from hooking up. 

They have apparently been designed to crumble when multiple particular person climbs on — so scores of athletes from throughout the world’s groups have taken to social media to share hilarious clips of them competing to debunk the anti-sex fantasy. 

Team Ireland gymnast Rhys McClenaghan debunked the fantasy in a Twitter video final week, leaping on the mattress to show their sturdiness. 

The US women's rugby team filmed themselves 'performing CPR' and throwing a tantrum but it doesn't break

The sustainable beds are made out of recycled cardboard and might maintain up to 200kg — however there are rumours the bunks have been constructed to deter athletes from hooking up. The US ladies’s rugby group filmed themselves ‘performing CPR’ and throwing a tantrum but it surely does not break

The US ladies’s rugby group filmed themselves ‘performing CPR’, doing yoga, having tantrums and finishing up hardcore wrestling strikes on high of one of the cardboard beds — but it surely nonetheless does not break. 

The clip, which was posted to 24-year-old American athlete Ilona Maher’s TikTok account, ends with a cheeky nod to the anti-sex rumours. 

Ilona jokes: ‘And for this final take, Nicole and I will likely be having s-‘ as the video cuts off. 

It comes after one other American athlete, runner Paul Chelimo tweeted the cardboard beds have been put in to ‘keep away from intimacy’. 

They have apparently been designed to crumble when more than one person climbs on — so scores of athletes from across the world's teams have taken to social media to share hilarious clips of them competing to debunk the anti-sex myth

They have apparently been designed to crumble when multiple particular person climbs on — so scores of athletes from throughout the world’s groups have taken to social media to share hilarious clips of them competing to debunk the anti-sex fantasy

The rugby team also demonstrated how 'dramatic fainting' as well as tantrums and wrestling moves didn't break the bed

Another member of the team performed several yoga positions on top of the cardboard cot

The rugby group additionally demonstrated how ‘dramatic fainting’ in addition to tantrums and wrestling strikes did not break the mattress, whereas one other member of the group carried out a number of yoga positions on high of the cardboard cot

He wrote on Twitter: ‘Beds to be put in in Tokyo Olympic village will likely be made of cardboard, that is geared toward avoiding intimacy amongst athletes. 

‘Beds will likely be ready to face up to the weight of a single particular person to keep away from conditions past sports activities. 

‘I see no drawback for distance runners, even 4 of us can do.’ 

The New Zealand group additionally shared a video, the place one of the athletes sits on the mattress and it seems to bow barely when he sat on it. 

In the video, one of the athlete stated: ‘Tell me you are in the Olympic Village with out telling me you are in the Olympic Village.’ 

The New Zealand team also shared a video, where one of the athletes sits on the bed and it appears to bow slightly when he sat on it

A burly competitor then plonks himself down on the bed — which buckles and creases under his weight as the two sportsmen laugh on in disbelief

The New Zealand group additionally shared a video, the place one of the athletes sits on the mattress and it seems to bow barely when he sat on it. A burly competitor then plonks himself down on the mattress — which buckles and creases below his weight as the two sportsmen snicker on in disbelief

It comes after another American athlete, runner Paul Chelimo tweeted the cardboard beds were installed to 'avoid intimacy'

It comes after one other American athlete, runner Paul Chelimo tweeted the cardboard beds have been put in to ‘keep away from intimacy’

A burly competitor then plonks himself down on the mattress — which buckles and creases below his weight as the two sportsmen snicker on in disbelief.  

In one other clip Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan says it is ‘pretend information’ in a brief video posted on Twitter.  

The muscular athlete jumped up and down on the cardboard cot as he yelled: ‘It’s pretend. Fake information.’ 

The official Twitter account for the Olympics even responded to Rhys’s debunking video, writing: ‘Thanks for debunking the fantasy. 

‘You heard it first from Team Ireland gymnast Rhys McClenaghan — the sustainable cardboard beds are sturdy!’   

In another clip Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan says it's 'fake news' in a short video posted on Twitter

The muscular athlete jumped up and down on the cardboard cot as he yelled: 'It's fake. Fake news'

In one other clip Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan says it is ‘pretend information’ in a brief video posted on Twitter. The muscular athlete jumped up and down on the cardboard cot as he yelled: ‘It’s pretend. Fake information’

Team Ireland gymnast Rhys McClenaghan debunked the myth in a Twitter video last week, jumping on the bed to prove their sturdiness

Team Ireland gymnast Rhys McClenaghan debunked the fantasy in a Twitter video final week, leaping on the mattress to show their sturdiness

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