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Alex Amankwah disqualified for lane violation in 800m heat – Citi Sports Online

Ghana’s Alex Amankwah was disqualified in the men’s 800m heat at the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Oregon.

The 25-year-old was disqualified for a lane violation halfway through the race.

The Ghanaian had finished in 4th with a time of 1:45.92 before the review was conducted.

The decision to disqualify Amankwah was contested but was rejected.

He’s Ghana’s national record holder in the 800m event with a time of 1:44.80 which he set in 2017.

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