Louis Smith insists he's not a racist after backlash over video where he appears to mock Islam
Olympic gymnast Louis Smith has denied he is a racist while apologising to the Muslim community after appearing in a video in which he appeared to mock Islam.
Footage obtained by a newspaper showed the four-time Olympic medallist, and retired gymnast Luke Carson, pretending to pray to Allah while laughing.
Smith, 27, is being investigated by British Gymnastics and could face disciplinary action.
Instagram/Louis Smith Days after the video was revealed online, Smith has apologised, revealing his feelings of "shame".
Speaking to our sister title, The Mirror, he said it is "the... read more
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