INFOGRAPHIC: The Physics Of Olympic Bodies
By editor • Aug 9, 2012
Originally published on August 30, 2013 1:57 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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