Singapore men sport controversial trunks

QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 9:58 AM ET

The Singapore government got an eyeful last weekend when the country’s men’s polo team was seen sporting controversial swimming trunks.

The men showed up at the Asian Games in China wearing swimming trunks that had the moon of Singapore’s flag unfortunately placed on their groins.

“We would have told them that their design is inappropriate as we want elements of the flag to be treated with dignity,” the government said.

The government also said the men should show ‘dignity’ to the country’s flag.

But it’s too late for the Singapore men to turn back now.

According to the rules of the Asian Games, a team’s uniform cannot be changed in the middle of a tournament, so the government has allowed the men to go on with the competition.

The men apologized for the flawed design and will not wear the trunks again after the Games.


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