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IOC looking into Saunders’ gesture

Saunders.   | Photo Credit: Reuters

The International Olympic Committee is looking into the gesture Raven Saunders made after the shot put silver medallist raised her arms in an X above her head on Sunday. The American had said her gesture was intended as a sign of support for the downtrodden.

The IOC is in contact with World Athletics, the international governing body for the sport, and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee.

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