India disqualified in men’s 4X400m relay

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 20 (IANS) India was disqualified in the men’s 4X400 metres competition in the Heat 2 at the Olympic Games here.

The team comprising Kunhu Muhammed, Muhammed Anas, Ayyasamy Dharun and Rajiv Arokia on Friday failed to make a legitimate effort and was disqualified.

Jamaica, the United States, Belgium, Botswana, Poland, defending champion Bahamas, Cuba and Brazil grabbed the top eight positions respectively to qualify for the final, slated for Saturday.

–IANS

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