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Weird Olympic Facts You Might Not Know

Jul 25, 2012 | Updated Sep 24, 2012

The phrase "going for the gold" will be heard a lot in the next few weeks, but it's more accurate to say the Olympic athletes are "going for the gold-plated silver medal."

That's just one of the odd facts about the Olympics that, like the silver in the gold medal, gets covered up.

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