Reports claim Olympic kayaker capsized after hitting underwater sofa

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Reports claim Olympic kayaker capsized after hitting underwater sofa

We may already have our strangest and most amusing story to come out of the Rio Olympic games.

Paul Kelso, a journalist for Sky Sports in the UK, reported on Friday that an Olympic kayaker had capsized after hitting a submerged couch.

No, really.

The report, which immediately sparked the #kayaksofa hashtag on Twitter, was not corroborated by anyone else. Nevertheless, the organizers are taking it seriously enough as to investigate it.

Breaking: Rio2016 to investigate reports of . Spokesman Mario Andrada says first he’s heard of it @pkelso

Look, we are well aware that certain aspects of the games — particularly the Olympic village— aren’t exactly up to standard. You’d think, though, that an Olympic kayaker would be able to participate without the fear of capsizing on errant furniture.

I must confess, on a personal note, that a large part of me desperately wants this to be true. It almost seems too absurd to make up.

Source: http://www.msn.com/

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