Photo courtesy of Omid Djalili.

Here’s fencer Ruben Limardo of Venezuela, hours after winning top honors in men’s epee, toting his medal home on the London tube. Dude may have been working his ass off all day, and he may be sporting $600 in solid gold, but he’s not too good for public transportation. I never want to hear you saying “I’m too tired, let’s just drive” again.

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That photo comes from Omid Djalili, @omid9 on Twitter, who followed up the next day with this:


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Come on, London. The man’s tired, and he has a sword.