Commonwealth chief slams human lamington comment about St.Kitts-Nevis Beach Volleyball Duo

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Team St.Kitts-Nevis Beach Volleyball Captain St.Clair Hodge during the Commonwealth Games Match against Australia

The of slammed a TV commentators description of a St. Kitts and beach player as a “human lamington” today.

drew condemnation after she compared the sand-covered players, who are black, to lamingtons — a chocolate-coated sponge cake dipped in coconut.

“The comments were not acceptable. End of story,” said 

Australias Pottharst, a former Olympic champion, was covering Australias mens preliminary game against St. Clair and of St. Kitts and on Sunday.

According to reports, she later apologised “unreservedly” for the remark and said she meant no offence.

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