Track And Field: Australia: Jane Saville

How can you lose the gold for going too fast?

If both your feet are off the ground, you're running. That was something Australian race walker Jane Saville forgot as she neared the end of her 20-km race. In first place and only 200 m from a triumphal finish inside Stadium Australia, Saville was dramatically, almost cruelly--but correctly--disqualified from the race for running.

"I could hear the crowd," she said afterward, "and I could see them at the top of the grandstand...and I was thinking, 'Wow, this is going to be the most awesome experience of my life.'" At that moment a judge stepped out in front of her and raised...

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