Kazakh gold medal shooter left outraged as Borat parody of national anthem is played
21:11 GMT, 23 March 2012
A shooting competition held in Kuwait managed to mix up the actual national anthem of Kazakstan with an obscene parody featured in the film Borat.
The athlete on the podium, gold medallist Maria Dmitrienko, maintained her dignity throughout, only raising concerns afterwards, demanding an apology and for the medal ceremony to be rerun.
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Coach Anvar Yunusmetov told Kazakh news agency Tengrinews the tournament's organisers had also got the Serbian national anthem wrong.
'Then Maria Dmitrienko's turn came,' he said. 'She got up on to the pedestal and they played a completely different anthem, offensive to Kazakhstan.'
The parody, from the 2006 movie by English comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, praises Kazakhstan for its superior potassium exports and for having the cleanest prostitutes in the region.