Silver medallist, Raven Saunders of the United States gestures on the podium after the match Tokyo 2020 Olympics Athletics Women's Shot Put Medal Ceremony Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan , August 1, 2021. The International Olympic Committee is looking into the gesture U.S. athlete Raven Saunders made after the shot put silver medallist raised her arms in an X above her head, a potential breach of rules banning protests on medal podiums. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay

Silver medallist, Raven Saunders of the United States wearing a protective face mask poses on the podium after the match Tokyo 2020 Olympics Athletics Women's Shot Put Medal Ceremony at Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan, August 1, 2021. The IOC is in contact with World Athletics, the international governing body for the sport, and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC), IOC spokesman Mark Adams told a news conference on Monday. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay

Raven Saunders of the United States poses with her national flag as she celebrates after winning a silver medal after the match Tokyo 2020 Olympics Athletics Women's Shot Put Final at Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan, August 1, 2021. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Raven Saunders of the United States wearing a protective face mask in action during the match Tokyo 2020 Olympics Athletics Women's Shot Put Final at Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan, August 1, 2021.REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Raven Saunders of the United States wearing a protective face mask adjusts the towel on her head during the match Tokyo 2020 Olympics Athletics Women's Shot Put Final at Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan, August 1, 2021. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Raven Saunders of the United States celebrates after winning a silver medal during the match Tokyo 2020 Olympics Athletics Women's Shot Put Final at Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan, August 1, 2021. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez