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Olympic athletes are gorging themselves on free McDonald’s

Melanie Wong | Aug 14, 201608:31 PM    

"...It also happens to be free, at least for athletes and coaches. The orders can get prodigious. You see weightlifters grasping multiple bags in each mitt and pixie gymnasts balancing armfuls of cardboard soda holders. Israelis line up with Iranians. Mongolians mix with Bahamians. Australian basketball player Andrew Bogut, who plays in the NBA with the Dallas Mavericks, reportedly ate at the village McDonald’s..."

Olympic athletes are gorging themselves on free McDonald’s

The fast-food restaurant is the most popular place in the Olympic Village.

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