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15 Most Disturbing Things That Happened During The Olympics

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The Olympics bring joy to people across the world as elite athletes from many diverse nations come together to compete. However, there can be a dark side to an otherwise glorious event. In no particular order, here is our list of the most disturbing events to occur as part of the Olympics.

STREET DOGS 2014. In 2014 the Sochi Olympic committee arranged the mass euthanization of thousands of stray dogs from the city. The decision sparked outrage among animal lovers and animal rights’ groups.

15 Most Disturbing Things That Happened During The Olympics

BLACK SEPTEMBER, 1972

The 1972 Olympics in Munich were marred by the kidnapping of 11 Israeli athletes held hostage by the Palestinian group known as “Black September”. All 11 athletes, the 5 kidnappers and a policeman were ultimately killed in a failed rescue attempt.

15 Most Disturbing Things That Happened During The Olympics

NICOLAE BERECHET, 1936

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Romanian boxer Nicolae Berechet, died just before competing in the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games due to blood poisoning possibly acquired as a result of the violent sport.

15 Most Disturbing Things That Happened During The Olympics

OLYMPIC PARK BOMBING, 1996

2 people died and 111 were injured when a pipe bomb exploded in Centennial Olympic Park in Georgia in 1996. The event was orchestrated by an anti-choice protestor whose violent actions highlight the hypocrisy of his beliefs.

15 Most Disturbing Things That Happened During The Olympics

STEPHEN HENZE, 2016

German Olympic coach Stephen Henze shockinngly died in a taxi crash on August 15th, 2016 during the summer olympics that year.

15 Most Disturbing Things That Happened During The Olympics

OLYMPIA BATALLION, 1968

The Olympia Batallion was the security group used for the 1968 games held in Mexico. Tragically, the grouped killed dozens of students protesting the games.

15 Most Disturbing Things That Happened During The Olympics

Arrigo Menicocci, 1956

The Italian rower was tragically killed in a car accident shortly before the 1956 games in Melbourne, Australia.

15 Most Disturbing Things That Happened During The Olympics

RIO WORKERS, 2016

The 2016 summer games in Rio de Janeiro displaced 1000s of Brazilian citizens whose homes were cleared to make room for Olympic infrastructure. The building project’s poor planning also resulted in a structural failure which killed 15 workers.

15 Most Disturbing Things That Happened During The Olympics

KAZIMIERZ KAY-SKRZYPECKI, 1964

Due to the extremely high speeds involved, the luge can be an exhilarating but deadly sport. For example, luge athlete Kazimierz Kay-Skrzypecki lost his life during a training run for the 1964 Winter Games.

15 Most Disturbing Things That Happened During The Olympics

LIMA, 1964

A qualifying match for the Olympic football tournament turned deadly after fans began rioting and police deployed tear gas. Over 318 people died.

15 Most Disturbing Things That Happened During The Olympics

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