During a medal ceremonies at the sports festival in Lima, fencer Race Imboden took a knee.
He could possibly represent the U.S. less than a year from now at the Tokyo Olympics, where similar protests would be seen by a much wider audience.
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been out of a job since shortly after he started kneeling during the national anthem before 49ers games in 2016 to protest police brutality and social injustice in America.
Since then, athletes representing the U.S. have faced scrutiny about what, if any, signs of protest they might show if they land on the podium at an Olympics or other major event.
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