By Christian Holub
Updated August 16, 2016 at 12:49 PM EDT
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The Rio Olympics have been just as full of memes as outstanding athletic feats. The latest combination features Australian high jumper Brandon Starc. Starc’s name is just about one letter removed from Bran Stark of Game of Thrones, and this resemblance did not go unnoticed on Twitter.

Viewers supplied many of jokes, some centered around the irony that Starc’s sport is high jump while Bran broke his back falling from a tower, and others just reveled in the coincidence.

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Game of Thrones

HBO's epic fantasy drama based on George R.R. Martin's novel series 'A Song of Ice and Fire.'

type
  • TV Show
seasons
  • 8
episodes
  • 73
rating
  • TV-MA
creator
  • David Benioff
  • D.B. Weiss
network
  • HBO
stream service

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