Iraq Bids On Next Olympics

by John Hawkins | October 23, 2002 11:42 am

Iraq Bids On Next Olympics:[1] Baghdad – Iraqi President Saddam Hussein announced that his country will bid for the 2012 Olympic Games. “You must understand that we have a longstanding tradition of honoring great athletes in my country. Take for example, weightlifting-before succumbing to injuries, an Iraqi woman, Bathsheba Fornicatarian, held the world record for extricating herself from beneath a pile of rocks that weighed in excess of 1200 pounds. Look, too, at our esteemed Foreign Minister, Tariq “the Geek” Aziz, who achieved worldwide recognition in the `Kurd Put’ by hurling 77 semi-comatose tribesmen off a 10,000 foot cliff in just under 22 minutes. (Cont)

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