MAGAZINE: The lesser known sports of the Olympics

David Garrido is one of the most highly respected and well-recognised sports broadcasters in the business, so let's face it, he knows a thing or two.

Tuesday, 12th July 2016, 5:21 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 2:17 am

Who better to explain the rules and history of two events that sometimes go under the radar?

Joined by two Modern Pentathlon athletes Luke Tasker and James Myatt we take a look back at how this incredible sport began and breaking down each discipline.

Take a look as David tries his hand at a spot of cross country running and fencing, will he beat James at his own game?

Next we have one of the newest sports to enter the Olympic Games, Beach Volleyball.

Joined by Issa Batrane and Andrew Clayton from British Men’s Volleyball, they explain all you need to be a success in the game and the lingo required to sound genuine.

For all this and more watch the video, brought to you by Freedom Polarised Sunglasses and brush up on your sporting knowledge before Rio begins.

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