Sunday August 8, 2021 during the Tokyo Olympics, the French marathoner Morhad Amdouni created controversy by spilling a whole row of water bottles during a refueling at kilometer 28 of the race. A strongly criticized behavior, described as “unsportsmanlike” and against “the very values of Olympism”. Clumsy gesture due to fatigue or an attempt to harm your competitors? On social networks, Morhad Amdouni apologized to the athletes, citing “a hard blow” and a lack of lucidity during the end of his course. “I was at the end of the line. I was no longer myself, ”he said. He finally finished in 17th place, a marathon won by Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge, already winner at the Rio Olympics in 2016.