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American rapiest Flight Imboden got down on one knee during the performance of the U.S. national anthem at the awards ceremony at the pan American games. The motives of his conduct, the athlete explained on the page in Instagram.
“My pride was infringed because of the numerous shortcomings of my country. It’s racism, the arms trade, the brutal treatment of migrants and hated the President. Today I decided to sacrifice himself for the solemn moment on the podium to draw attention to the need solutions to the issues,” wrote the athlete.
Pan American games 2019 will be held in Peru from July 26 to August 11. Imboden won the bronze medal in the individual competition and won gold in the team tournament.
Jan 20, 2017 in the position of President of the United States joined Donald trump. The next elections are scheduled for November 3, 2020.
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