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WATCH: Man celebrates 5K win and loses race

On occasion a runner makes the error of over-celebrating their win earlier than they cross the end line. It’s at all times good to win in type or to strike a candy pose for Instagram, however a person on the Santander Run Sequence Villa Forma 5K race in Salvador, Brazil, took it too far.

Because the runner was approaching the ending tape, he obtained down on his palms and knees to kiss the end line earlier than he crossed it. It’s clear he didn’t see the opposite runner coming him earlier than he began celebrating.

Upon additional investigation, despite the fact that the person’s palms touched the tape earlier than the second runner, the opposite runner’s physique/race chip was the primary to bodily cross the end line, which earned him the win.

French Olympian and 1,500m runner Jimmy Gressier has additionally developed a popularity for showboating earlier than he wins a race, however thus far it has not value him the race.

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Hopefully, this can be a lesson on what to not do when crossing the end line.



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