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GIF: In Russia, Stones Curl You

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Admit it. We have all been hoping to see Russia completely fall on their face while hosting this year’s version of the Winter Olympics. There have been a number of symbolic moments that suggested just that. Russian curler Andrey Drozdov, however, is not one for symbolism. He prefers the literal approach.

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GIF courtesy Deadspin

On the plus side, his head ended up closest to the button, which earned his team a point, which proved to be the difference in the team’s 7-6 win over Switzerland (also, quite likely, the difference between him participating in their next match and never being seen again).

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