For make benefit glorious nation of Kazakhstan! The organisers of an international swimming event  in Kuwait last week mistakenly played a Borat parody song instead of the Kazakhstan national anthem when it presented a gold medal to Maria Dmitrienko, who was forced to listen to lyrics about the cleanliness of prostitutes.

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