Independent Olympic Athletes – Yeah, What Are Those?
Posted by Clark Bunch on July 31, 2012
Did you happen to see this group in the parade of nations Friday night? Marching (and at times dancing, high-fiving) under the Olympic flag, they qualified for the Olympic games but do not officially have a nation to represent. They will compete wearing official Olympic colors, and if they win? They will stand on the podium as the Olympic anthem is played (it happened in 1992).
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