NZ Flag Confused For Australia's Flag During Kiwi Luuka Jones' Medal Ceremony

Publish Date
Friday, 12 August 2016, 9:15AM
Photo / Getty Images

Photo / Getty Images

Tauranga-born Luuka Jones has won the Olympic silver medal in the canoe slalom! 

But did the Rio Olympic officials get the flags the wrong way around at this morning's medal ceremony?

There was confusion when the Australian flag, representing bronze medallist Jessica Fox, was raised on the second highest of the three flagpoles at the canoe centre during the medal ceremony.

The final was won by Spaniard Maialen Chourraut with Jones second and Fox third.

But the Kiwi flag was raised on the shortest flagpole.

Andrew Mulligan posted to Twitter revealing the mix up: