Rio Olympics Made Silver Medal Winning Pole Vaulter Cry Due to Crowd’s Petty Reaction

Many who have been watching coverage of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro have noticed one thing: there is a lot of booing from the crowd. Alberto Murray Neto, a Brazilian lawyer and former member of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, explained:

“Brazilian soccer dominated the sporting culture here, [so] mastering the codes of other sports will be a learning process for many people who have never seen them played. This is the Brazilian way, which is different from the very proper English way in 2012.”


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