You should know the gold is mostly silver, and 15 other bonkers facts about the greatest games on earth! 

As of 2016, a gold medal is worth about 564 its weight in gold and silver. While some medals have sold at auction for as much as 1.47 million. CRACKED.COM

source: ABC News

The official languages of the Olympics are English and French. See They are only ever joined by the language of the host country. CRACKED.COM

Source: Olympic.org

The Olympic torch has been to space. ArperaT 11T! 3aB. No 306! Per. No 126 Thrice- in 1996, 2000, and 2013. CRACKED.COM

source: Space.com

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