sport news World Championship disqualification for Tom Bosworth

Tom Bosworth was aiming to better his sixth place finish from the Rio Olympics  The Brit was disqualified on the Mall after a third red card from officials Bosworth had not been disqualified in four and a half years of racing

By Guy Aspin, Press Association

Published: 18:20 BST, 13 August 2017 | Updated: 18:21 BST, 13 August 2017


Tom Bosworth was left heartbroken after seeing his hopes of a World Championship medal in the 20 kilometres walk dashed by a disqualification on the Mall.

The 27-year-old collapsed to the side of the road in tears after a third red card brought his race to a dramatic end.

Bosworth, who finished sixth at last year's Olympics in Rio, was hoping to become the first Briton to claim a major championship medal in the event since the 1964 Olympics.

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