15 Amazing Olympic Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-21 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

15 Amazing olympic facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random olympic facts.

1. One Direction are the youngest band to ever perform at the Olympic Games.
2. About 100, 000 condoms were given to Olympic athletes at the Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010, and they used them all!
3. The torch relay at the beginning of the Olympics was actually a Nazi idea.
4. All Olympic curling stones are made of a rare type of granite that is only found on a tiny island in Scotland.
5. If every star in the Milky Way was a grain of salt, they would fill an Olympic sized swimming pool
6. The five interlocking Olympic rings are black, blue, red, white and yellow because at least 1 of these colors appears on every flag
7. The Olympic Gold metal is only 1.34% gold.
8. At the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics, Haiti and Liechtenstein found out they had the same flag. Liechtenstein later added a crown.
9. Beer Pong Definition: A game that needs to be an olympic sport.
10. The 1904 Summer Olympic Games, held in St. Louis, included greased pole climbing, rock throwing, and mud fighting.
11. The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics cost more than the last 13 Olympics combined.
12. I wish staircase tumbling was an olympic event.
13. Three and a half Olympic swimming pools could hold all the gold ever mined in the world.
14. The Summer Olympic Games have been held in London 3 times, in 1908, 1948 and 2012.
15. Tug of War was an Olympic event between 1900 and 1920.
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