Why do Olympians need so many condoms?

How many condoms do the Olympians use?

Condoms At The Tokyo Olympics: Organizers Ask Athletes Not To Use Them In Japan : Live Updates: The Tokyo Olympics Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics ordered 160,000 condoms to be handed out to athletes in the Olympic Village. Under COVID-19 protocols, athletes are technically banned from using them.

Why do Olympians get free condoms?

Games organizers give out hundreds of thousands of free condoms to athletes in the Olympic village with a message of promoting safe sex. … The Guardian reported on June 18 that those in the Olympic village who do not follow social distancing rules could be disqualified, deported and face fines.

Do Olympians get free condoms?

Due to the need to social distance in the semi-bubble of the Olympic Village, athletes will only profer their prophylactics when leaving their housing. The IOC has given out condoms since the 1998 Games in Seoul to raise awareness around HIV and AIDS.

What do Olympians do when not competing?

Those who do not get sponsored or get hired under OJOP or compete in other athletic events typically hold down regular jobs that give them some flexibility to train, including but not limited to being “typical” work having a physical component: coaches, fitness instructors, golf club staff.

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