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Everyone Held Their Breath When This Fencer's Phone Fell Mid-Match

"My b, coach." —Enzo Lefort, probably

This is 24-year-old Enzo Lefort. He's a champion foil fencer from France who won bronze at the 2014 World Championships.

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There he is on the left, defying gravity.

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What even is this sport?!?! Turns out, fencing is metal as hell.

So imagine everyone's surprise when, in the middle of a bout with Germany's Peter Joppich, Lefort's phone fell out of his pocket. IN THE MIDDLE OF A BOUT, guys!

Holy hell!! Olympians — they're just like us.

Let's break it down.

Here are the two competing fencers, attempting to jab each other on the piste. Nothing special to see here.


And then, after some swift moves by Joppich, Lefort stumbles off piste and the phone goes tumbling on to the floor.


"Noooooooooooooooo" —every person who's ever dropped their phone at EXACTLY THE WRONG TIME.

*hands it over to coach without making eye contact*


"My b, coach." —Enzo Lefort, probably.

Watch the entire incident here:

When you're fencing in the Olympics but your timeline is still lit. 🔥📱

Lefort lost the match and did not move on to the next round.

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He will, however, participate in the men's team foil quarterfinals against China on Friday August 12.

The good news is: The phone appears to be in working condition.

when you drop your phone and the screen doesn't crack.

Twitter user Relatable5H

(As evidenced by his frequently updated Instagram account.)

Watch the American women led by Simone Biles in the gymnastics team final tonight in primetime at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.

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