A Greek athlete has been booted from the Olympic games after an offensive tweet.
Twenty three year old Voolapapachristo a triple jumper is accused of mocking African immigrants.
She was expelled from the games that start Friday.
The Tweet that helped Papachristo leap into the international spotlight for all the wrong reasons.
translated to english by Google it reads:
With so many Africans in Greece at least the mosquitoes of West Nile will eat homemade food.
Athletes have been warned about the increase of the West Nile Virus in London.
Papachristou later apologized calling her joke quote unfortunate and tasteless.