Olimpiadas: los ritos extraños de atletas

Un mirada a algunos de los rituales de la competencia y amuletos de la suerte de que los mejores atletas olímpicos utilizan. Por Carla Thorpe, Deportes Yahoo!

Leonel Manzano

Leonel Manzano's pre-race ritual

Leonel Manzano

Leonel Manzano's pre-race ritual

Jillian Camarena-Williams

Jillian Camarena-Williams of the United States competes in the Women's Shot Put qualification on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Sanya Richards-Ross

Track and field athlete, Sanya Richards-Ross poses for a portrait during the 2012 Team USA Media Summit on May 13, 2012 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

McKayla Maroney

McKayla Maroney of United States competes in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Vault final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Serena Williams

Serena Williams of the United States waves to the crowd after defeating Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark in the Quarterfinals of Women's Singles Tennis on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wimbledon on August 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after crossing the finish line to win the gold medal in the Men's 100m Final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps stretches prior to swimming in preliminary heat 12 of the Men's 200 m Freestyle during Day Two of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Trials at CenturyLink Center on June 26, 2012 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

April Ross and Jennifer Kessy

April Ross of the United States and Jennifer Kessy of the United States celebrate during the Women's Beach Volleyball Quarter Final match between United States and Czech Republic on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Horse Guards Parade on August 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)