Belarusian athlete left the podium during the anthem

Беларуская легкоатлетка ушла с пьедестала во время звучания гимна

The organizers mixed up the anthems of Belarus and Bosnia.

The scandal happened at the Junior European Championship in Grozny during the ceremony of awarding the athletes in the triple jump.

The organizers instead of the anthem of Belarus included the national anthem of Bosnia and Herzegovina. European champion Violetta Skvortsova did not listen to someone else’s national anthem and left the podium.

It is reported that later the athlete had apologized.

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