The Olympic Games is the greatest show on earth and in 2012 it’s coming to London which is pretty exciting. The events haven’t always been the same though. The years leading up to the Second World War were a ‘golden age’ for experimentation and a whole host of crazy sports made appearances in different cities.

There was everything from swimming events specifically for Greek sailors, to shooting events where competitors fired at living birds. You’ll see loads of weird and wonderful sports on this infographic put together by Find Me A Gift.

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50 Olympic Events You Won't See At London 2012

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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