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Weird Olympic Sports: Club Swinging
Club Swinging at the Royal Navy Training School

Club Swinging at the Royal Navy Training School

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What's club swinging, you ask? Exactly what it sounds like: People swing clubs around. And they get medals for it.

Or "got" medals for it anyway -- club swinging, aka "Indian clubs," was only contested twice: in 1904 and 1932.

Random fact about club swinging: "George Roth, the club-swinging gold medallist at the 1932 Olympics, once went 15 days without eating during the Great Depression," according to the Guardian.

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