There have been some bizarre moments at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio, but Sunday’s bronze medal match in 65kg freestyle wrestling might have produced the strangest.
After Mongolian wrestler Ganzorigiin Mandakhnaran lost out on bronze because of a penalty assessed for him celebrating victory early, his coaches decided to make a scene by stripping in front of everyone.
The coaches eventually were escorted out of the area by police.
You hate to see matches with medals on the line decided in such controversial fashion, especially for celebration penalties. These athletes train for these matches for four years — there’s going to be tons of emotion.
Still, this was not the best way to display frustration.
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