The 2012 Summer Olympics has dealt with some controversies, as all Olympics seem to do, but in a weird turn of events St. Kitts & Nevis sprinter Kim Collins has been expelled from his team and sent home, according to a report by the Associated Press.
Former 100-meter world champion Kim Collins was expelled by his team from the London Olympics on Saturday for missing training sessions. He said he was being punished for spending time with his wife.
Kim carried his country's flag in the Opening Ceremony and was set to compete in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay.
Kim had missed some training sessions, where he claims he was spending time with his wife and found himself locked out of the athlete village on Saturday.
"There was some contact between me and the federation, and I explained that I was not abandoning my wife," Collins said in a telephone interview with the Associated Press. "I guess that was not approved."
Kim is the second athlete from St. Kitts to be sent home from the games, as sprinter Tameka Williams was sent home for a drug violation.
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