“Andrew dem seh ah you cause it,” she said on Twitter.
The tweet was deleted soon after the backlash started and she subsequently tweeted: “Apologies. I have now restricted access to my twitter account. Did not capture”.
Apologies. I have now restricted access my twitter account. Did not capture
— Angela Brown Burke (@brownburke) August 6, 2017
“How does politics get into our championships? Sill lady”. one user wrote
“I can’t with Jamaican politicians on social media. They need to come off and keep their tackiness between themselves,” said one user who was corrected by another saying “PNP politicians” not “Jamaican”.
American Tori Bowie won the gold while Thompson struggled home in fifth place.