These Crazy Things Actually Happened At The Olympics

Get ready for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics... in 2021. And that’s not even the craziest thing!

Martin Kaff
Created by Martin Kaff
On Aug 19, 2021

The Olympics are all set to get underway, albeit a year late. Yes, the 2020 Olympics are being held in 2021, due of course to the global COVID-19 pandemic. This wasn't the first time that the Olympics were postponed or canceled.

Despite this (and some other weird stuff you’ll soon find out), it's an incredible accomplishment that the events are still being held around the world with a global base of athletes competing for glory.
So, what other crazy things have happened at the Olympics over the last 120-or-so years? Let's find out...

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Barefoot Marathon Winner

Live Pigeon Shooting

Wrong Chinese Flag

Skirmish In The Pool

The 1972 Munich Massacre

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Town Planning Competition