London: American Flag Falls During Gold Medal Ceremony
I just thought the timing was interesting. Note the line of the Star Spangled Banner during which the American flag falls …
“The wind that blew round Centre Court had failed to put Serena Williams off her stride.
But if only the medal ceremony had been as easy as the tennis star’s 6-0, 6-1 victory over Russia’s Maria Sharapova.
As the US flag was being raised during the national anthem a gust of wind caught the banner and tore it from its mount…
But only the Americans who happened to be in the stadium at on Saturday saw the mishap — NBC did not broadcast the embarrassing accident until it showed up in a highlight reel.
The flag balled up and hurtled to the ground as the ‘Star Spangled Banner’ saluted Williams’ victory.” Read more.
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