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Channel 7 Tide Over By Chinese Audience After Mixing Their Flag Up With Chile’s During Their Rio Olympics Coverage

Channel 7 Tide Over By Chinese Audience After Mixing Their Flag Up With Chile’s During Their Rio Olympics Coverage

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A bungled Olympic medal tally has Chinese viewers up in arms and demanding an apology from Channel 7. During a medal projection segment on Saturday night's Olympic coverage, the broadcaster incorrectly displayed Chile's flag instead of the Chinese flag. Chinese viewers reacted angrily, posting to social media about the mistake, and mentioning that even while the show's host spoke, he did not pick up on the mistake. Hours later, a petition was created, calling for an apology from Channel 7, and expressing the hurt and dismay felt by the creator, Yuming Fan.  'I was so much in shock when I saw the national flag of China was actually the national flag of Chile,' they wrote. 'This is really not acceptable for a national TV broadcast across Australia to make such unprofessional or rather