Friday Fail: Olympic Runner Shoves Mascots

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This Friday we present to you the biggest fail in running history: the Olympian that bullies mascots for fun. Watch this video as French middle-distance runner, Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad celebrates his victory in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the 2012 Athletic Championships by shoving a 14-year-old girl wearing a mascot costume. Is there such a thing as a sore winner?


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Adding insult to injury, he even swatted the gift presented to him out of the girl’s hand and then proceeded to push her. Not cool.

Two years earlier at the same event, Mekhissi-Benabbad asked a mascot to kneel and then proceeded to shove it to the ground.


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Talk about anger management issues. Pick on someone your own size Benabbad.

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