Olympic quote of the year!

Are Olympic Gold Medals made out of pure gold? The answer… NO!

The medals, which were supposed to be made entirely of gold, were instead found to be composed of 99% lead alloy and coated with a gold-colored lead-based paint.

And without further delay, here’s the Olympic quote of the year!

“I am very, very concerned about my extensive contact with gold medals,” Mr. Phelps told reporters. “But what am I supposed to do? Stop being so awesome?”

Source: Huffington Post

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Michael Phelps

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