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The Tweet That Got An Athlete Expelled From The Olympics

How one track and field athlete punched her ticket home.

This is 23-Year-Old Greek triple-jumper Paraskevi "Voula" Papachristou. She earned a spot to compete at this summer's Olympics in London.

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But then on Sunday she tweeted the following:

This roughly translates to:

The comment caused an uproar in Greece and Papachristou was removed from the Olympic team.

She has since taken to Twitter to apologize.