Olympic Organisers Apologies For North Korea In Wrong Flag Row:
Kick-off at Glasgow’s Hampden Park on the first day of the Games’ sporting action was delayed for about an hour.
Olympic Games organisers apologized to the North Korea woman’s football team because their images were shown on the screen beside a South Korean Flag. The incident was an embarrassing mistake. The North Korea players were being introduced before the game starts against Colombia, but their images were displayed after the South Korean flag in the displayed in the video package. After that all the players walked off and persuaded to return only when the team introduced with each player’s face displayed next to the North Korean Flag.
The organisers of the London Games apologies for the mistake and ensures that this mistake will not happen again.However it is not clear yet that who has produced the video shown in the stadium. The statement given by the organisers after the mistake was that ” We will apologies to the team and the National Olympic Committee and steps will be taken to ensure this does not happen again.” London 2012 spokesman said that The South Korean flag was shown in the video package on the screen before the kick-off and the North Koreans were naturally very upset about that