With athletics’ European Championships going on in Gothenburg, an extract from the event’s Media Guide might be of interest:
Myths about Sweden:
Claim: “Swedish girls are beautiful blondes.”
Fact: True and false. They are beautiful, but not necessarily blonde.
Claim: “The Swedish sin.”
Fact: This does not exist more than anywhere else. However, Swedes have a relaxed attitude towards nudity.
What might be the equivalent myth-busters come London 2012?
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