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Guardian News published this video item, entitled “Olympics chief Thomas Bach mixes up Japanese and Chinese people” – below is their description.
The International Olympics Committee president, Thomas Bach, mistakenly referred to Japanese people as ‘Chinese’ during a Tokyo 2020 press conference in Japan. The gaffe was not translated by interpreters at the conference. He corrected himself quickly, but the mistake was reported in Japanese media, prompting a backlash on social media
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