South Korean broadcaster MBC used photos to “signify” international locations throughout the Tokyo2020 Opening Ceremony held this Friday.

For Italy they used pizza, for Norway salmon, for Haiti upheaval and for Ukraine they used Chernobyl.

The Olympic staff from El Salvador was as an alternative represented by bitcoin after the nation declared the foreign money authorized tender.

Countries represented by images at the Olympics 2020
International locations represented by photos on the Olympics 2020

MBC later apologized, stating: “In immediately’s Opening Ceremony broadcast, inappropriate images had been used when introducing international locations like Ukraine and Haiti. Additionally, inappropriate images and subtitles had been used for different international locations. We apologise to the viewers of Ukraine and different international locations.”

They clearly didn’t apologize for El Salvador, nevertheless, with this being the primary time bitcoin has any relation to the Olympics.