The Olympic events you haven't heard of

Monday, August 11, 2008

The BBC's Ollie Williams takes The Takeaway behind the scenes of The Games in Beijing, including the story of the gold-winning Thai weightlifter Prapawadee Jaroenrattanatarakoon, who believes she had luck on her side because she changed her name. A fortune-teller told the former Chanpim Kantatian, "If you change your name, you will win the gold."
Guest: Ollie Williams, BBC Olympics blogger

Contributors:

Katherine Lanpher

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