Tiny cardboard beds arrive in Paris Olympic Village after organizers lift sex ban and vow to make athletes 'feel very comfortable and enthusiastic'

Olympians were asked to abstain from sex during the 2021 Games in Tokyo But organizers in France aren't getting in athletes' way this summer DailyMail.com provides all the latest international sports news

The Olympic Village in Paris has welcomed tiny, cardboard beds ahead of this summer's games - despite organizers previously lifting the intimacy ban that existed in Tokyo.

The games are notorious for the sexual activity that goes on amongst athletes - with legendary American swimmer Ryan Lochte previously telling ESPN that '70 to 75 percent' of Olympians get intimate during the games.

And while Paris organizers will providing athletes with 300,000 condoms, Olympic and Paralympic village director Laurent Michaud previously told Sky News, athletes will be forced to sleep in the same small beds as they did in Tokyo.

The beds, made by manufacturer Airwave, are twin-sized and made of cardboard frames, with Olympic organizers focusing on sustainability.

Nonetheless, Michaud spoke of his desire for athletes to 'feel very enthusiastic and comfortable' in the village.

Olympians will have to sleep on these small cardboard beds during this summer's games

Olympians will have to sleep on these small cardboard beds during this summer's games

The beds are the same ones that were used during the Tokyo games, which banned sex

The beds are the same ones that were used during the Tokyo games, which banned sex

The athletes' accommodations in Saint Denis, France are seen ahead of the Paris Olympics

The athletes' accommodations in Saint Denis, France are seen ahead of the Paris Olympics

'...It’s going to be a great place so they can actually share their moment,' he added.

However, some athletes like distance runner Paul Chelimo have previously claimed the beds were designed to curb intimacy among athletes.

'Beds will be able to withstand the weight of a single person to avoid situations beyond sports,' Chelimo wrote ahead of the 2021 games in Tokyo.

'I see no problem for distance runners, even 4 of us can do.'

Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan later shared a video of himself jumping on one of the beds - proving they weren't that flimsy after all.

Olympian Rhys McClenagahn proved the Olympic beds were sturdy in 2021 by jumping on one

Olympian Rhys McClenagahn proved the Olympic beds were sturdy in 2021 by jumping on one

Nonetheless, while Tokyo organizers distributed condoms, it's fair to say they weren't exactly keen on athletes having sex in the Olympic village.

'Our intent and goal is not for athletes to use the condoms at the Olympic Village, but to help with awareness by taking them back to their own countries,' the Tokyo Olympics Organizing Committee told Japan Today.

As far as the Olympics goes, the figure of 300,000 condoms being distributed is more than most other years, but not quite the most.

A whopping 450,000 were distributed ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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