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gone green

People are blaming the Irish for the Olympic pool mysteriously turning green

Wasn’t me.

DON’T ASK WHY, but the Olympic diving pool in Rio turned green overnight.

To the left, is the lovely blue water polo pool. To the right, is the diving pool.


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The poor women’s synchronised diving event had to dive into it, so be lucky you can act grossed out from afar

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Look at the difference in the water between the men’s event on Monday and yesterday’s women’s event

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Soon, people turned their attention to us

Oh, US diver David Boudia WENT THERE with the Pattys day

But hold on, we had nothing to do with it! Honest!

Officials haven’t commented on the mysterious colour yet, but said it provides no health risks to athletes. Theories from experts include faulty filters or problematic water quality leading to increased algae levels.

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