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How did the Australian athlete portray his support?
The 1968 Olympics was held in Mexico City.
Two players named Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their voice against discrimination towards blacks.
An Australian athlete named Peter Norman supported them by wearing a human rights badge on his shirt during the ceremony.
Norman suffered criticism for his action; he was barred from Olympics by his own team. But his action was recognized and it gained international attention towards the discrimination.
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