The modern day Olympics traces its roots to Athens, Greece, in 1896. Since then, many strange "sports" have found their way into The Games.

Here's a list with descriptions of some of the oddest sports to be featured, courtesy of mentalfloss.com - 11 Surprising Sports that Have Appeared in the Modern Day Olympics.

Now that you may or may not have read up on a few of the weirdest events, which one takes the cake?