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This Guy Posed As An Olympic Gold Medalist For A Day And Fooled Everybody

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Kelvin Li on YouTube

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be treated like a US Olympic gold medalist, but you just don't want to put in the hours?

Take a look at what this guy did: It's magnificent.

Kelvin Li hit the streets of New York wearing some kind of medal, masquerading as the Olympic winner of the men's badminton singles. He got some SERIOUS attention.

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People kept stopping to take selfies and photos with him. They congratulated him and asked him about his experiences in Brazil.

He even got a free lunch.

No one realized that it was actually China's Chen Long who won the gold. No, not even the cops.

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Kelvin clearly took his inspiration from one of our writers, who pretended he got drafted for the 2025 NBA. Connor Toole put on a suit and stood outside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Soon, he was asked for selfies and autographs. Afterward, he was even given free shots at a bar in Manhattan.

Let's be honest: Who really watched the badminton games at the Olympics? They certainly passed me by.

But if this video proves anything, it's that Americans love Olympians, and we all love a prank.