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Olympic fencer does the most millennial thing of all, picks up phone mid-match

Enzo Lefort wins the gold in millennialing.

 

Lyz Lenz

IRL

Published Aug 9, 2016   Updated May 26, 2021, 7:26 am CDT

French fencer Enzo Lefort won a bronze medal in the 2014 World Championships and was the European and World team champion in 2014. He is also a millennial and couldn’t separate himself from his phone for the length of a fencing match.

When the 24-year-old dropped his cell in the middle of a bout with Germany’s Peter Joppich, he had to stop to pick it up. 

And the internet responded as the internet does, with humor:


Hey, at least he didn’t check for any missed texts or take a swipe through Tinder. 

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*First Published: Aug 9, 2016, 12:33 pm CDT