Mortal Kombat McClenaghan filmed himself bouncing The recycled cardboard beds are designed to be environmentally sound rather than to discourage intimacy.
Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan filmed himself bouncing on his cardboard bed to disprove the rumors that they would collapse under any strain.
“In today’s episode of fake news at the Olympic Games, the beds that are meant to be anti-sex.
“They are made out of cardboard, yes, apparently they are meant to break under any sudden movements.”
As the 21-year-old from Newtownards in Northern Ireland bounced up and down, he proclaimed “it’s fake news!”
IOC communications chief Christian Claue tweeted: “Getting a lot of questions right now to @iocmedia about the sustainable cardboard beds of the Olympic Village.”