The South Korean channel showed at the opening of the Olympics a photo of pizza to represent Italy and Chernobyl – for Ukraine.
During the release of the teams, images and brief “descriptions” of countries appeared in the left corner.
The exit of the Norwegian national team was accompanied by a photo of salmon, Italy – pizza, and El Salvador – bitcoin. During the release of the Ukrainian national team, spectators were shown a photo of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986.
And when the athletes from Haiti came to the stadium, an inscription appeared on the TV screen: “The political situation is foggy due to the assassination of the president.”
At the end of the broadcast, the MBC hosts apologized for using inappropriate photos and descriptions.