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Olympic Athletes & Their Food: 10 Quirky Facts You Never Knew


Wondering how Olympic athletes fuel up to go for the gold?

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Olympic athletes and their food

The 32nd Summer Olympics in Tokyo are nearing their end, and the athleticism is as impressive as ever. Besides, the years of training, willpower and pure natural talent, one thing that remains a key part of Olympic athletes' preparation is their diet, which accompanies and supports the hard physical and mental work that these women and men sustain every day.

Here, we reveal 10 quirky facts about both past and present Olympians and what they eat to go for gold.

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