The 50 Biggest Fails in Summer Olympics History

44. Wrestler Tosses Away Bronze Medal

Who: Ara Abrahamian
Olympics: Beijing 2008

After losing a controversial Greco-Roman semifinal match, Sweden's Ara Abrahamian had to be restrained from attacking the judges. To top that feat of poor sportsmanship, after he won the bronze medal, he walked off the medal stand, tossed the bronze away and left. Italian gold medal winner Andrea Minguzzi had something to say about the disrespect: "Certainly one can always question decisions made in the course of refereeing, but in sports it is appropriate to show sportsmanship and accept the results." Preach.

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