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Let's face it, we're not all natural athletes but thanks to Google's new doodle we can all experience Olympic glory (of a kind) for the day without moving a muscle...

Today's interactive header allows you to put your hurdling skills to the test using the arrow keys to run and jump - and you even get a score at the end.

So if your abilities aren't quite up to the likes of Jess Ennis, while away an hour or two trying them out on Google instead (the ideal time waster) or check out our other favourite Google doodles below.

ABOVE: Google's interactive hurdling doodle

ABOVE: Google's first ever doodle created back in 1998 to celebrate Nevada’s annual Burning Man Festival

ABOVE: Google Doodle to celebrate Addams Family cartoonist Charles Addams' 100th birthday on January 7 2012

ABOVE: Google Doodle to celebrate the 103rd birthday of artist Frida Kahlo on July 6 2010

ABOVE: Google's animated doodle for Valentine's Day 2012

ABOVE: Google Doodle to celebrate French photographer Robert Doisneau's 100th birthday on April 14 2012

ABOVE: Google Doodle to celebrate the birthday of Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai on October 31 2010

ABOVE: Google Doodle celebrating International Women's Day on March 8 2012

ABOVE: The first ever playable Google Doodle: an interactive game to celebrate the 30th birthday of PAC-MAN on March 21 2010

What do you think? What's your favourite Google doodle image? Let us know on Twitter or in the comments section below...

Picture credit: Google

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