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‘Borat’ national anthem played for Kazakh athlete

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Minx, Mar 24, 2012.

  1. Minx

    Minx Soap Chat Enthusiast 5 Years on Soap Chat

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    A gold-medal winning athlete from Kazakhstan was forced to stand through a national anthem that insulted other countries and boasted of her nation's "clean prostitutes" when organizers at a shooting competition accidentally played a fake anthem from the comedy film "Borat."

    Gold medalist Maria Dmitrienko never lets on that there's a problem and graciously poses for photos with the other medalists following the ceremony.

    Dmitrienko won the 75 target event at the 10th Arab Shooting Championship in Kuwait on Thursday. She stood on the podium with the event's other medal winners and expected to hear "My Kazakhstan." Instead, she was greeted with Sacha Baron Cohen's mock anthem from his 2006 film.

    Organizers apparently downloaded the anthem from the Internet by mistake. The song was filled with references to potassium (Kazakhstan's top export), dirty swimming pools and insults of other countries and religions.

    Dmitrienko's Kazakh teammates were reportedly incensed with the mistake. They demanded another ceremony and an apology from organizers.

    Cohen's film was banned in both Kazakhstan and Kuwait for its negative portrayal of the Asian country.

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    http://ca.sports.yahoo.com/blogs/ol...ly-played-kazakh-athlete-video-224008124.html
  2. RedBeetEggs

    RedBeetEggs Soap Chat Well-Known Member

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    Kazakhstan greatest country in the world.
    All other countries are run by little girls.
    Kazakhstan number one exporter of potassium.
    Other countries have inferior potassium.

    Kazakhstan home of Tinshein swimming pool.
    It’s length thirty meter and width six meter.
    Filtration system a marvel to behold.
    It remove 80 percent of human solid waste.

    Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan you very nice place.
    From Plains of Tarashek to Norther fence of Jewtown.
    Kazakhstan friend of all except Uzbekistan.
    They very nosey people with bone in their brain.

    Kazakhstan industry best in the world.
    We incented toffee and trouser belt.
    Kazakhstan’s prostitutes cleanest in the region.
    Except of course Turkmenistan’s

    Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan you very nice place.
    From Plains of Tarashek to Norther fence of Jewtown.
    Come grasp the might phenis of our leader.
    From junction with the testes to tip of its face!
  3. joan w

    joan w New Member

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    I shouldnt laugh really - but......lol
  4. Benny JR

    Benny JR Soap Chat Well-Known Member

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    Oh. My. God.
  5. Minx

    Minx Soap Chat Enthusiast 5 Years on Soap Chat

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    I know. And they played the whole song, which tells you more about the event's organizers in Kuwait than it does about Kazakhstan.

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