Point FM Sport, sportsNews — August 16, 2016 at 3:33 pm — Updated: August 16, 2016 at 3:33 pm

Booed Lavillenie apologizes for Owens comparison

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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – French pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie has apologized for comparing the booing he was subject to during the men’s Olympic final on Monday to the hostility of Nazi Germany toward Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games.

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