The American relay team is not disqualified, the Netherlands sign a protest
The Dutch mixed relay team qualified for the finals on Friday in the 4x400m. The athletes surprised a strong time and did not have to account for the United States in the final. They were disqualified for misaligning the bat on the athletic track.
The end of the final position, despite opposition from many countries to the exclusion of the United States. That means the Netherlands is in 4th place and the United States is in favor of bronze.
But on Saturday, the American relay team was not abruptly disqualified and they could participate in the final ‘idle’. The Netherlands disagreed and filed a protest, according to the Athletics Association. There is no reason on the part of the organization as to why the disqualification was withdrawn.
After the judgment of the race
After the race is over, the arbitral tribunal will only decide the opposition, so the United States starts anyway. If the Netherlands are on the right, the US team will be eliminated from the finals.
14.35 Dutch time
The final of the 4×400 meter relay will be at 2.35pm Dutch time. In the distance, 2 men and 2 women per country have to move their laps quickly.
Demonstration against DMNL USA
Team USA changed yesterday at a wrong turn point. The team was initially disqualified. For ambiguous reasons, the arbitrator has decided to overturn this decision.
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