Olympics: IOC says looking into gesture used by US athlete Saunders on podium

Any gestures on the medals podium are not allowed.

2/8/2021 8:47:00 AM

Olympics: IOC says looking into gesture used by US athlete Saunders on podium

Any gestures on the medals podium are not allowed.

The IOC is in contact with World Athletics, the international governing body for the sport, and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, IOC spokesperson Mark Adams told a news conference on Monday. Read more: malaysiakini.com »

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