Belorussian paralympic team member carried Russian flag at the opening ceremony
- 08.09.2016, 13:15,
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dailymail.co.ukRussian team was suspended from the Rio Paralympics 2016.
One of the members of the Belorussian contingent appeared at the opening ceremony uplifting the Russian flag in the wake the Russian team had been banned due to the state-sponsored doping programs.
This was reported to be way the man expressed his support for the Russian national team.
The athlete passing around a quarter of the circle of the stadium was stopped by officials for the flag to be confiscated.
They are now working to identify the offender.