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Fourth-Place Medal

Men’s discus gold medalist goes crazy in his celebration

Fourth-Place Medal

Let me tell you something, brother: Germany's Robert Harting won the gold medal in men's discus on Tuesday. And then, he came down with a fit of Hulkamania.

Unfamiliar with that condition? Ever watch (ahem) professional wrestling? Hulkamania is the diagnosis when an individual has been pushed to the point of temporarily amicable madness. Classic symptoms include wide eyes, shirt ripping, fierce national pride, and the occasional atomic leg drop. Or just watch "Patient Zero" for yourself.

[ Photos: Discus winner's wild celebration ]

Harting displayed several of the symptoms following his gold-medal-winning mark of 68.27 meters, which beat silver medalist Ehsan Hadadi of Iran by 0.09 meters.

Apparently, he's been displaying the symptoms for awhile. Let's take a look at Tuesday's bout with Hulkamania (all photos via The Associated Press):

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Harting recovered just fine after his celebratory fit. We are eternally grateful.

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