China bans official for showing Qingdao Marathon winner the wrong route before finish line

//China bans official for showing Qingdao Marathon winner the wrong route before finish line

China bans official for showing Qingdao Marathon winner the wrong route before finish line

China has banned an official for one year after the leading runner at a marathon was directed the wrong way near the finish, in the latest incident to taint the sport in the country.Long-distance and marathon running is booming in China, bringing with it a growing number of instances of brazen cheating or poor organisation.The latest came at the Qingdao Marathon in Eastern China when Kenya’s Biegon Andrew Kiplangat followed a guiding car down the wrong route with just 300 metres left in the…

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By | 2019-05-13T13:34:42+00:00 May 13th, 2019|Sport|Comments Off on China bans official for showing Qingdao Marathon winner the wrong route before finish line