Someone over at NBC Sports is due to get a tongue-lashing over this. At the end of Sunday night’s coverage of pairs figure skating, the network listed the leading pairs… but managed to get all of the countries and flags wrong.
Looking at the list, NBC got the order of the top 6 pairs correct. However, the countries and corresponding flags are displayed in reverse order.
Here’s how it should have gone:
1. Shen/Zhao (China)
2. Savchenko/Szolkowy (Germany)
3. Kavaguti/Smirnov (Russia)
4. Pang/Tong (China)
5. Zhang/Zhang (China)
6. Dube/Davison (Canada)