A special mention to Dutch judo bronze Edith Bosch who, enraged by a lout throwing a bottle onto the track behind the 100m men’s finalists punched out the offender after which he was thrown out of the stadium and arrested:
“Some drunk in front of me throws a bottle onto the track!! I hit him … Unbelievable,” she said, adding the hashtags “angry” and “norespect”.
She revealed in her next tweet that she had missed the race in the commotion: “Dammit … and I missed the 100m! What a BEEP”.This is one aspect of “the new civility” which I feel we should encourage.
A little more punching of louts would improve society.