Michael Phelps’ face went viral this week, which got me thinking—what other weird things have happened during the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics? Turns out, a lot. Aside from the pool turning green, there’s a sport that involves jumping over obstacles before running through a pool of water and finishing the rest of the race with wet feet. Oh, and there are also some pretty strange jobs that the Olympics provides, as well! We’re covering all on this special Olympics edition of Weird This Week.

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen in the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics?


Carly Henderson is an Emmy-nominated host and producer of Hollywire's Weird This Week. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @CarlyHenderson_, and let her know about any strange stories or trends you'd like to see covered on the show!