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Kuwait medal ceremony plays Borat’s version of Kazakhstan national anthem

Kuwait medal ceremony plays Borat’s version of Kazakhstan national anthem

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Red-faced organisers downloaded song wrongly from Internet.

Hipster troll: Trolling before trolling was cool.

The man who was trolling before trolling was cool, has struck again – unwittingly.

In Sacha Baron Cohen’s 2006 mockumentary Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, the Kazakhstan national anthem was spoofed to include the lines “Kazakhstan’s prostitutes cleanest in region” and calls other nations “run by little girls”.

The lyrics also has a call to action: “Come grasp the mighty penis of our leader.”

But that didn’t stop organisers from playing it by mistake at a ceremony for the central Asian nation’s shooting team in Kuwait.

Credit goes to the confused gold medallist winner from Kazakhstan, Maria Dmitrienko, who remained poised, listened to the anthem, before breaking out in a grin, footage shows.

Confused Kazahk gold medallist Maria Dmitrienko when she heard her anthem.

Now Kazakhstan’s shooting team has demanded an apology from Kuwait and embarrassed organisers have since apologised for the oversight before restaging the medal ceremony.

This is the second time this month Kazakhstan’s sports stars have been hit by a gaffe.

Kazakhstan played Ricky Martin’s 1999 hit Livin’ La Vida Loca instead of the country’s official anthem called “My Kazakhstan” at a skiing event on their own soil weeks earlier.

Read the original articles here and here.