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Thu August 9, 2012

INFOGRAPHIC: The Physics Of Olympic Bodies

Originally published on Fri August 30, 2013 12:57 pm

Olympians from the 1912 games seem a bit shorter, a bit scrawnier, a bit more ... average. Over the past century, elite athletes' bodies have changed a lot, and this evolution has been propelled by the laws of physics.

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