Awesome Discontinued Olympic Events

In: Sports

7 Aug 2012

Tug of War? Club Swinging? Live Pigeon Shooting. What a fantastic list!

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Here’s a version from the Telegraph describing “Single Stick”:

…involved two man standing still, facing one another, and attempting to draw blood from the other’s head with a stick"

Wow. How great is that? They should bring that back.

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3 Responses to Awesome Discontinued Olympic Events

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zach

August 7th, 2012 at 3:53 pm

Nice graphic, but they are missing the Art compsition (painting, sculpture, music composition, etc) that was discontinued in 1954.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Art_competitions_at_the_Olympic_Games

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per head

November 22nd, 2012 at 1:24 pm

I didn’t know that they have a duelling pistol team and the most stunning part. it was that It only lasted one Olympic game.

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Sam

September 24th, 2013 at 10:21 pm

Live Pigeon Shooting. What a fantastic list!

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