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Olympian to Get New Medal

An Olympic gold medallist is getting a new medal after an unfortunate incident with her first.

Takashi Kawamura, mayor of Japanese city Nagoya, chomped on softball athlete Miu Goto’s medal at a media event last week.

Critics say the move ignored Covid-19 restrictions and “lacked respect.”

The mayor has since apologized and will pay for Goto’s new medal.

Have you ever done something stupid in front of a bunch of people?


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