Flag con­tro­versy

The Daily Telegraph - Total Football - - RIO 2016 -

The Rio Olympic Com­mit­tee is look­ing into re­plac­ing China’s flags be­ing used at medal cer­e­monies af­ter Chi­nese cit­i­zens com­plained the stars on the Chi­nese flags raised dur­ing the swim­ming and shoot­ing medal cer­e­monies were in­cor­rectly po­si­tioned. “All the flags used by the Rio 2016 com­mit­tee are ap­proved by the Na­tional Olympic Com­mit­tees. We are work­ing with the Chi­nese del­e­ga­tion to find a so­lu­tion to this is­sue,” a spokes­woman for the com­mit­tee said.

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