The Olympics are sport’s greatest triumph. The event brings together the passion, dedication, and pageantry of athleticism. Competition is distilled into its purest form, and the participants give their hearts and souls to be a part of it. Images can’t even capture the pure will and devotion of the athletes involved.
But they sure as hell can capture some ludicrous faces along the way. These photos are sport’s real greatest triumph.
12. The Queen
The Queen’s funny face started it all. Her absolute lack of interest in the Olympics ceremony tranquilized a nation of apathetic Brits and created a hilarious meme along the way.
11. The Sleeper Hold
It’s really unfortunate when you fall asleep during your big moment. Fortunately, she was able to sleep-lift her way to gold.
10. The Geezer Neck
This guy looks 30 above the jaw and 87 below it. Does Botox make you better at table tennis? If so, I’m surprised this lady didn’t take all three...