A Greek table tennis commentator has reportedly been sacked from the Olympics after he made deplorable comments about a South Korean player.
According to reports, ERT television fired journalist Dimosthenis Karmiris for racist remarks he made during the match between Korea's when Jeoung Young-sik and Greece's Panagiotis Gionis.
"Their eyes are narrow so I can't understand how they can see the ball moving back and forth," Karmiris reportedly said while allegedly making hand gestures and laughing.
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"Racist comments have no place on public television," ERT said in a statement. "The collaboration between ERT and Dimosthenis Karmiris was terminated today, immediately after the morning show."
Jeoung beat Gionis 7-11, 11-7, 8-11, 10-12, 12-10, 11-6, 14-12.