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Mud Olympians Play Dirty in German Games

Image: Players fight for the ball during a soccer match at the Mud Olympics in Brunsbuettel
Players fight for the ball during a soccer match at the "Wattoluempiade," or Mud Olympics, in the northern German city of Brunsbuettel, July 6, 2014. MORRIS MAC MATZEN / Reuters

The annual "Wattoluempiade," or Mud Olympics, were held on Sunday in the northern German city of Brunsbuettel. The games include soccer, handball and volleyball and help raise money for a cancer relief organization.

Image: A participant smiles during attempt to break world record for total number of 'mud angels' at the Mud Olympics, in Brunsbuettel
A participant smiles as he takes part in an attempt to break the world record for total number of 'mud angels' at the "Wattoluempiade," or Mud Olympics, in the northern German city of Brunsbuettel, July 6, 2014. MORRIS MAC MATZEN / Reuters