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US swimming team’s mask reminds people of Bane from Batman. Memes flood Twitter

The official account of The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympics also shared a post about the mask.
By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 29, 2021 07:22 PM IST
The video shows a meme shared by a Twitter user comparing a mask with one worn by the character Bane from Batman: The Dark Knight Rises.(Screengrab)

Tokyo Olympics is finally underway and every day different kinds of incidents are making headlines. Now, people are intrigued by something related to the US swimming team and it has nothing to do with the performance of the athletes. People are now fascinated by the masks they were seen wearing amid the ongoing pandemic. The protective gear has also prompted people to share hilarious memes – with many comparing them with the mask worn by the character Bane from the film Batman: The Dark Knight Rises.

The official account of The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympics also showcased a similar notion with this post:

Many shared the pictures of the athletes wearing the mask with reference to the movie:


This Twitter user also shared how they resemblance mask wearing characters from other movies:

The white coloured masks worn by the team USA are created by Nike and called Nike Ventuer, reports Cnet.

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