On the final day of the Rio Olympics, one of the most bizarre sights of the games took place.
During the 65kg freestyle wrestling bronze medal match, Mongolia’s Ganzorigiin Mandakhnaran appeared to have a victory over Uzbekistan’s Ikhtiyor Navruzov locked up.
However, with less than five seconds remaining, according to Buzzfeed, Mandakhnaran began celebrating too early and was assessed a penalty point. That penalty point cost him the match and the medal.
Furious, the Mongolian coaches took the floor, and in protest, decided to… strip?
The pictures have to be seen to be believed.
Here they are taking off their shoes, still mostly clothed.
But things escalated quickly.
One coach went down to his underwear while another staged a sitting protest.
All the while, Mandakhnaran was devastated.
It appeared to get messy as officials pulled them off the mat.
According to Deadspin, the broadcasts analysts called the situation “absolutely ridiculous.”
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