Polish IAAF Athlete Leaves Gold Medal in Beijing Cab after Night of Drinking

Polish IAAF Athlete Leaves Gold Medal in Beijing Cab after Night of Drinking
Aug 26, 2015 By eChinacities.com

We've all lost things in Chinese taxis: phones, wallets, the usual. Last Sunday, Poland's Pawel Fajdek took the game up a notch when he left his newly won IAAF World Championships gold medal in a Beijing taxi after a night of drinking.

Fajdek won the gold medal for the men's hammer throw. He went out, bringing the medal along, to celebrate at a restaurant and took a taxi back to his hotel, when he forget his medal.

Beijing police helped retrieve the gold medal quickly.

The Chaoyang police joked that Fajdek had tried to pay the cab fare with his gold medal, according to rumors. It may even be true: Fajdek admitted later that he was pretty drunk when he had gotten into the cab.

Source: inews.qq.com

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Keywords: Beijing gold medal Pawel Fajdek IAAF gold medal

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Guest388182
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a polish drunk: that's big news...

Aug 27, 2015 06:37 Report Abuse

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rasklnik
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How much alcohol does it take to get a Polish hammer thrower to polish his pole?

Aug 26, 2015 21:28 Report Abuse

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guest55555
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Ok, start the list of puns regarding his hammer throw achievement and his hammered state of intoxication that resulted in this incident.

Aug 26, 2015 19:10 Report Abuse