With the Olympic craze currently going on, it is not unusual to reflect on past Olympic successes and failures. The current viral craze is a video that has resurfaced from the 2000 Olympics in Sydney of a swimmer named Eric Moussambani. Moussambani is from Equatorial Guinea, and swam the 100-meter freestyle event in just under two minutes...
The world record is 47 SECONDS!
He had only taken up swimming eight months prior to the events, and was encouraged to complete as a statement to garner interest from smaller countries to compete in the Olympics.
You can watch the video below.