Ethiopian Medallist's Protest Raises Eyebrows in Rio

Long-distance runner Feyisa Lilesa may be in hot water for his gesture after he managed to hold on to collect silver in an exciting race that saw Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge grab gold.

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Long-distance runner Feyisa Lilesa speaks to journalists (screenshot).

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