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Olympic official apologizes for use of a Chinese flag that featured incorrectly positioned stars

2 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
he four smaller stars on Chinese flags raised during medal ceremonies were parallel, rather than rotated to face the larger star on the emblem. "You have to be very familiar with the Chinese flag to understand that," said a spokesman with the Rio Olympics.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.