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Here’s What Olympians Eat for Each Sport

Just what does it take to power Simone Biles’ signature half-twisting double backflip or Allyson Felix’s lightning-fast sprint?

It turns out, the amount Olympians eat can vary tremendously depending not only on the events they’re competing in, but also their body type and lifestyle outside the Olympic arena. The average Olympic shooter, for instance, may have very different caloric needs than a swimmer like Michael Phelps.

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