Louis Smith misses Olympics celebrations to visit mosques after video apology



Olympic gymnast Louis Smith missed celebrations for Rio medallists in Trafalgar Square to visit mosques after he appeared to mock Islam in a video last week.
The four-time medallist said he apologised to people in the Muslim community for the footage which showed him pretending to pray to Allah while laughing.
In a message posted on his Facebook page on Tuesday evening, he said: "I accepted the offer to learn more about the Muslim community and Islam. I honestly can say it was actually a really good day.
"I was a little nervous and anxious before visiting because of the events in... read more

 
18 October 2016 in Sport, Views: 30
Source: Belper News
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