best writing service 10 Weird Olympic Sports from the Past

10 Weird Olympic Sports from the Past

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In the spirit of the upcoming London Olympics that begin July 27th, we thought we’d share with you some uncommon, ok let’s say odd, Olympic sports from the past that didn’t make the cut. When you see them we don’t think you’ll be surprised that these sports are no longer Olympic worthy!

Swimming Obstacle Race (1900)

Rope Climbing (1896, 1904, 1906, 1924 and 1932)

Roller Hockey (1992)

Live Pigeon Shooting (1900)

La Canne (1924)

Kabaddi (1936)

Dueling Pistols (1906 and 1912)

Club Swinging (1932)

12 Hour Bicycle Race (1896)

Tug Of War (1900 – 1920)

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