USA Track and Field
) did not respond to CNN’s requests for comment
, but according to ロイター
, it said the anthem was played each day at the trials according to a pre-arranged schedule
“We didn’t wait until the athletes were on the podium for the hammer throw awards,” said USATF spokeswoman Susan Hazzard. “We’re thrilled with the women’s hammer throw team that selected themselves for the Games.”
The anthem has been played once each evening throughout the trials.
“彼らは私たちが出て行く前にそれをプレイするつもりだと言った, then they played it when we were out there
,” said Berry
, による ESPN
“But I don’t really want to talk about the anthem because that’s not important. 国歌は私のために話しません. それは決してありません。”
, Berry added a caption alongside photos of her on the podium
, 言って: “私が言ったことを言った… I meant what I said
… STOP PLAYING WITH ME
Then on ツイッター
, Berry said how comments on social media show that
“even after the murder of George Floyd and so many others
; the commercials
, and phony sentiments regarding black lives were just a hoax.
に 2019, Berry lost some of her sponsorships after raising her fist in protest on the podium at the Pan American Games in Peru.
She received a 12-month probation from the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee for the act, which she says was meant to highlight social injustice in America.
“私のために, it was extremely devastating because they cut off all my revenue
,” 31-year-old Berry CNNに語った of the situation last year
“Competing, going overseas, going to competitions, getting prize money, and then ultimately making the Olympic team help me, help my family, help my community.”
In an open letter to athletes earlier this year, US Olympic and Paralympic Committee CEO Sarah Hirshland outlined how “respectful demonstrations on the topic of racial and social justice” would be allowed at the Olympic and Paralympic Trials.
“While we support your right to demonstrate peacefully in support of racial and social justice, we can’t control the actions others may take in response,” the letter said.
しかしながら, a ban on “protests and demonstrations” at the Tokyo Olympics will be in place after the International Olympic Committee
(IOC) upheld Rule
50, which states that
“no kind of demonstration or political
, religious or racial propaganda is permitted in any Olympic sites
, venues or other areas.