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Brazilian authorities palm out some-more than 450,000 condoms for athletes

  • Record series of condoms to be distributed for Rio de Janeiro Olympics
  • The boost can be explained by sustenance of 100,000 womanlike condoms
  • There is no idea that a boost is associated to a Zika virus 
  • Condoms accessible from a hospital or vending machines in Athletes’ Village

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Sections of a Olympics athletes’ encampment might be unprepared and deemed non-professional for habitation, though authorities have done certain one encampment underline is prepared to go.

Brazilian authorities have started stocking vending machines with condoms – adequate for 42 per athlete.

About 450,000 condoms will be distributed during a Rio de Janeiro Olympics, 3 times some-more than for a London Games 4 years ago, a International Olympic Committee has said. 

The IOC are carefree that a sustenance of 450,000 condoms will inspire athletes to use protected sex

The IOC are carefree that a sustenance of 450,000 condoms will inspire athletes to use protected sex

Part of a reason for Rio’s record-breaking allocation was given 100,000 womanlike condoms will be accessible for a initial time, along with 350,000 condoms for men. About 175,000 packets of liniment are also being supplied. 

The IOC says a condoms, that are famous as ‘Little shirts of venus’ in Brazil, would inspire 10,500 athletes and staff to use protected sex. 

The athlete’s encampment has a repute for promiscuity and condoms have been granted given a 1988 Olympics in Seoul.

Australian swimmer Melanie Schlanger, 29, carried a lid on what unequivocally goes on behind a scenes in a Olympic Village, observant athletes will not be abstaining from sex during a games.

‘Let’s usually contend there is a really good reason there are so many giveaway condoms in a village. This year we design Tinder will be really popular,’ Schlanger told News Corp.

CONDOMS IN NUMBERS 

Number of condoms – 450,000

Usual series of condoms – 100,000 to 150,000

Number of athletes – 10,500

Condoms per contestant – 42.85

It’s not transparent if this year’s boost is associated to Brazil’s conflict of a Zika virus. 

The Zika pathogen is carried by mosquitoes, though can also be transmitted sexually. The pathogen is related to microcephaly, a condition in that babies are innate with small smarts and skulls. 

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has taken additional precautions for a athletes, teaming adult with curative association Starpharma Holdings Ltd to furnish special Zika virus-proof condoms for a team.

The encampment non-stop on Jul 24 with a Olympics opening on Aug 5. 

A perspective of a athletes' encampment from an Australian apartment. Athletes and staff will be means to entrance condoms during possibly a hospital in a encampment or vending machines

A perspective of a athletes’ encampment from an Australian apartment. Athletes and staff will be means to entrance condoms during possibly a hospital in a encampment or vending machines

A military confidence officer watches as athletes arrive during a Olympic encampment forward of a Rio

A military confidence officer watches as athletes arrive during a Olympic encampment forward of a Rio

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