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Pole vaulters can leap giraffes in a single bound, and other Olympic facts

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WATCH ABOVE: Could Usain Bolt outrun an angry bear? Probably not. But Olympians can do some pretty amazing things. (Video by Janet Cordahi and Jesse Skelton) – Aug 3, 2016

Olympians perform amazing feats of strength and speed during their events. How amazing? Well, have you ever tried to lift a baby grand piano?

Take a look at some of the incredible things that Olympians can do in our video.

Canadian athletes have already begun arriving in Rio, and the opening ceremonies are Friday night. Check Global’s Rio 2016 page for updates and the latest news from Rio.

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