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US Boxer Nico Hernandez Wins Bronze, Loses Phone Before Podium

"@TMobile lost my phone in Rio before receiving my Medal, can you help me find it?" he tweeted

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    US Boxer Nico Hernandez Wins Bronze, Loses Phone Before Podium
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    USA's Nico Miguel Hernandez poses with his medal after winning in the boxing matches in the Rio Olympics at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 14, 2016. Hernandez tweeted to T-Mobile that he lost his phone and was looking for help finding it ahead of the medal ceremony.

    Did you send American boxer Nico Hernandez a congratulatory text for winning an Olympics bronze medal? 

    He might not have read the message. 

    Hernandez, the first American to win a boxing medal since 2008, seemed to have some trouble with his mobile device on the way to the medal stand. 

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    "@TMobile lost my phone in Rio before receiving my Medal, can you help me find it?" he tweeted.  

    T-Mobile tweeted back that it would if Hernandez sent the company a direct message, it would "do all we can to help!" 

    You can call Nico Hernandez an Olympic bronze medalist, just not on his phone.