10 mysteries of the Olympics

POSTED: 10:53 AM MDT Aug 09, 2012    UPDATED: 12:42 PM MDT Aug 09, 2012 

Ever wonder why Olympians bite their medals? Find the answer to this and other mysteries of the Olympic games.

Olympic Mysteries - Medal Biting
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Why do athletes bite their medals? While Olympic historians aren’t sure which athlete started the trend, they believe athletes first began nibbling their prizes to test the metal and make sure it was real gold.


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