31 Fascinating Facts from the World of Sports

When you win a gold medal you’re actually getting a silver one
31 Fascinating Facts from the World of Sports

There are many random facts about sports that even the most lauded sportscasters don’t know. With hundreds of years worth of history, it can be unfathomable to recall them all. Some seem even too unreal to be true. For instance, did you know that left-handed players are the most dangerous competitors in polo? Or that an Olympic gold medal marathon runner broke a world record on his bare feet? Or that, at one point, a person could win an Olympic gold medal for literature?

Take a look at some of the most fascinating and downright insane facts from the world of sports below…

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