Neither athlete has provided a comment about the moment caught on camera but the move has already generated tons of headlines for their display of homosexual propaganda. Pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva spoke out against the promotion of gay rights and American runner, Nick Symonds, dedicated his silver medal win to his gay friends back home. Thank you, ladies. Puh-lease, this is not a protest kiss at all. Christopher : Child, they are gonna get fired from the team and be sent to Siberia!
Russian athlete: Reaction to kiss photograph a ‘sick fantasy’
Russian athlete: Reaction to kiss photograph a 'sick fantasy' - Los Angeles Times
Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Yulia Gushchina and Kseniya Ryzhiva exchange a kiss after winning gold for Russia in the women's 4xm at the world championships. Story highlights Russian athletes deny their 'kiss' was a symbol of gay defiance Kseniya Ryzhova and Yulia Gushchina caught on camera on victory podium Two athletes part of Russia's women's 4xm relay gold medal team Russia has invoked strict new law concerning gay propaganda for minors. Two Russian athletes issued angry denials Tuesday that their exchange of a kiss on the victory podium at the world championships was a protest against their country's strict new anti gay propaganda law.