With the Olympics just days away and competition set to be fierce for the coveted top spot, we’ve compiled a list of eight gold medals Australia would win – if only they were considered Olympic Sports.
No, really. Australia’s Dropbears (can we give them a gold medal for that name?) took out the 2016 Quidditch World Cup this July. 
Woolliest Sheep Contest
Aussie sheep, Chris, is the proud owner of the most wool sheared from a sheep in a single shearing – a whopping 41.1kg. 
For the second year in a row, Australia took out the RoboCup robot world soccer championship with a team from the University of New South Wales beating the Germans 3-1. 
National Credit Rating
While we’re on notice for a future ratings downgrade, Australia still has its Standard & Poor’s AAA credit rating. By the way, if you want to see your own credit rating, you can check it for free at Credit Savvy.
Taking Christmas Lights Very Seriously
Think your street goes a little Christmas light crazy come December? Try 518,838 lights on one tree . To raise money for families affected by SIDS, Canberra dad David Richards, created a world record for the most Christmas lights on an artificial tree. We think that definitely deserves a gold medal!
Biggest Rock Contest
Most Venomous Snakes
With 20 out of 25 of world’s deadliest snakes being Australian, we think we’ve got this one in the bag. 
Gold Medal Carnivores
According to the OECD, when it comes to eating meat, we Aussies have topped the charts, even surpassing the United States. On average, we each consume a staggering 93kg of meat each year. 
We’re cheering for the Green & Gold to top the medal tally in Rio!
Let us know in the comments what else you think we’d likely win Gold for.
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