Funny Olympic Names Created by on 7/30/2012 4:53:28 AM
I was watching women's volleyball on Saturday, and learned there's an American volleyball star named Destinee Hooker. Who knew?
--A website called Sports Pickle went through all the Olympic athletes, and picked out the 60 funniest names in the 2012 Games. Most of them aren't great , but some of them are EXCELLENT.
Here are the 10 best:
#1.) Chinese trampolinist Dong Dong.
#2.) Canadian swimmer Victoria Poon.
#3.) Austrian heptathlete Ivona Dadic.
#4.) South Korean pole vaulter Yoo Suk Kim.
#5.) New Zealand cyclist Jack Bauer . . . like from "24".
#6.) Swiss equestrian athlete Werner Muff.
#7.) Canadian track star Gavin Smellie.
#8.) Japanese volleyball player Yoshie Takeshita.
#9.) Chinese sailor Aichen Wang.
#10.) A track and field athlete from Trinidad and Tobago named . . . Sparkle McKnight.