Saturday, September 6, 2008

Do NOT try this at home...

Lost in the shuffle of last Tuesday's Athletissima meet in Lausanne, Switzerland was this report about Russian high jumper Ivan Ukhov competing while drinking a combination of Red Bull and vodka.

Meet organizers refused to pay Ukhov's expenses and have been asked to supply video evidence to the International Association of Athletics Federations.

"We will for sure ask for an explanation from the athlete about his behavior and ask that it is not repeated in the future,'' IAAF spokesman Nick Davies said in a statement.

Here's the video...

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