Here Are The 12 Olympic Sports Normal People Dream Of Playing

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Last week, we asked you guys to fill out a simple poll: If You Could Be An Olympian In One Sport, What Would It Be?404 people responded.

While the big-time Olympic sports are all right near the top, a number of unheralded sports like decathlon and taekwondo had respectable showings.

1% of people wanted to be Olympians in javelin

2% of people wanted to participate in race walking

3% of people wanted to compete in archery

3% of people wanted to be champion fencers

3% of people wanted to run the marathon

4% of people wanted to play badminton

4% of people wanted to be masters at Taekwondo

6% of people wanted to be gymnasts

6% of people of people wanted to be Olympic shooters

8% of people wanted to be in the decathlon

18% of people wanted to be sprinters

19% of people wanted to be Olympic swimmers

22% of people wanted to play basketball

Some don't have to fantasize about going to the Games

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