Why Do Olympians Bite Their Medals?

  Olympians sometimes pretend to bite their medals while posing for pictures, Olympics expert David Wallechinsky says that photographers actually request the pose.A possible reason for the beginnings of this trend is emulating the biting of coins that handlers used to do, as to verify the authenticity.  Gold medals for the 2012 Olympics contain only 1.34% gold or about 6 grams.   The […]