New Zealand Olympic Committee spokesperson Ashley Abbott says they are disappointed as his comments were very inappropriate.
“The young man is very apologetic and he has apologised and is back home now,” she says.
Douglas Sekone-Fraser posted a picture, his ‘selfie’ and that of some traditional dancers on Instagram.
Under his selfie he wrote:
Gearing ready for the opening ceremony #olydix #cannibals #png2015 #weightlifting #pacific games, #Papua New Guniea
Under the picture of traditional dancers he wrote: