Is the 2012 Olympic Logo Racist?

Iran seems to think it is. They claim the official logo for the 2012 London Olympics resembles the word “Zion“, a bibical term for Jerusalem. Bahram Afsharzadeh, Iran’s National Olympic Committee secretary-general, sent a letter to IOC president Jacques Rogge condemning the logo as ‘racist’ and urged other Muslim countries to boycott as well. Click the image to enlarge.

2012 Summer Games logo
Could this logo lead to several countries boycotting the 2012 Summer Games?

Well, what do you think? Does the logo look like it could misread as “Zion”?

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