Olympian Expelled For Racist Twitter Joke

Triple jumper Voula Papachristou told a joke on Twitter that didn’t go over well with the Greek Olympic Committee:

“With so many Africans in Greece… At least the West Nile mosquitoes will eat home made food!!!”

She then Tweeted an apology:

I would like to express my heartfelt apologies for the unfortunate and tasteless joke I published on my personal (cont) tl.gd/ih3mcp

— ????? ??????????? (@papaxristoutj) July 25, 2012

Subscribe to my premium podcast and get exclusive access to the listener club.