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Ara Abrahamian

Ara Abrahamian of Sweden leaves the podium immediatley after receiving the bronze medal he won in the Men's Greco-Roman 84kg category and discards it in the center of the mat at the China Agriculture University Gymnasium during Day 6 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 14, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Olympians behaving badly

Yahoo Olympics

Athletes occasionally choose to scrap the honorable Olympic standards and end up with a reputation for controversy, bad sportsmanship or just plain idiocy. Here are a few ways to get yourself in hot Olympic water in a hurry. -- By Mike Krumboltz and Vera H-C Chan