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What Does An Olympic Athlete’s Diet Look Like? [Pics]

What Does An Olympic Athlete’s Diet Look Like? [Pics]

What is the food intake that nourishes some of the strongest and most athletic individuals in the world.

Don Michael Acelar De Leon
  • 12 june 2012

PSFK Coverage Of The 2012 London Olympics

As the 2012 Olympic Games in London draws nearer, athletes all over the world are now keeping watch and regulating their diet to make sure they provides themselves with balanced nourishment and energy necessary for them to perform extraordinary physical feats. Curious as to what fuels the Olympians of our time, here are the diets of five Turkish Olympic athletes below:

Athlete: Mete Binay
Sport: Weightlifting
Daily Diet: 3,500 Calories

Athlete: Fatih Avan
Sport: Javelin
Daily Diet: 3,500 Calories

Athlete: Elif Jale Yesilirmak
Sport: Wrestling
Daily Diet: 3,000 Calories

Athlete: Merve Aydin
Sport: Track
Daily Diet: 3,000 Calories

Athlete: Nur Tatar
Sport: Taekwondo
Daily Diet: 1,500 Calories

Images by Reuters/Umit Bektas 

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