#GwenBerry

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
In 2019, Gwen Berry (left) raised her fist to protest on the podium at the Pan American Games in Peru. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@MzBerryThrows)

  • Gwen Berry turned away from the US flag while on the podium on Saturday
  • She said she was set up and there was no prior mention of the anthem being played
  • The athlete has been criticised for her move

.Eugene, OR, USA
Previously, Berry was sanctioned by the US Olympic committee after raising her fist. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ColorOfChange)

  • Gwen Berry claimed she was told that the anthem would be played before she took the podium
  • She took a quarter turn so she was facing the stands not the flag
  • Berry earned her spot on the Olympic team for the 2nd time