Meet the human condom dispensers of Rio.

Meet the human condom dispensers of Rio.
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Not all heroes wear capes.

Twitter is obsessed with the biggest champion of the Olympics. No, not Michael Phelps nor Simones Biles and Manuel, but the dude whose job it is to distribute condoms.

Journalist Rodger Sherman introduced the world to Eric, a guy who competes in the 400m condom freestyle medley, keeping athletes safe and the Games fun.

Sherman showed that literally everyone had the exact same reaction.

He wanted to get an interview with Rubber Man, but alas, Eric had a job to do.

Eric hands out condoms himself, but the main gig is to refill the machines they have in the bathroom.

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The machines are pretty festive, telling athletes to "celebrate with a condom!" in three languages.

One of Eric's teammates in the Condom Relay is Eduardo, who's also out in the Village, spreading the love.

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The IOC has 450,000 condoms, which boils down to 42 rounds per athlete.

This is an important line of work—hopefully the IOC will be accepting resumes for Tokyo 2020 (and the slightly-less-frisky PyeongChang 2018).

Thanks to people like Eric and Eduardo and 41 vending machines, the Olympic Village is as sexy as Men's Diving.

Meet the human condom dispensers of Rio.
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