This month’s contribution to the Blog of Funny Names. Olympic medalists, a short list.
Greetings funny names fans! I apologize for the brevity, I’m running up against some unexpected deadlines on the home front and I’m not as creative as Dave is under pressure.
Now that the Olympics have come to a close, let’s recap some of the more memorable names in Olympic History.
Even though Michael Phelps does not have a funny name, we have to give him a nod as the most decorated Olympic athlete with 31 medals to his name and because he talked about changing his kid’s diaper during an interview.
Larisa Latynina photo courtesy of http://www.kremlin.ru
Followed up by Ukranian gymnast, Larisa Latynina with 18 Olympic medals. Anyway you spell it, she has a great name.
Finnish runner Paavo Nurmi is one of only 4 athletes to win 9 Olympic gold medals…
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