The Book of Olympic Lists

by David Wallechinsky and Jaime Loucky

Paperback, 300 pages, Trafalgar Square, List Price: $14.95 | purchase

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Features more than one hundred fifty unexpected Olympic trivia lists, including the ten unluckiest competitors, the eleven strangest sports ever contested, and the fourteen most unusual injuries.

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Nathan Leeper of the United States jumps during the IAAF World Championships in this photo from 2001. A high jumper, Leeper is one of several athletes whose name suited their sport. Andy Lyons/Allsport/Getty hide caption

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