Open Water Controversy Over Unsportsmanlike Conduct

SuperSport of South Africa covered the controversy over the disqualification of one of open water swimming’s greatest ambassadors, Natalie du Toit. SuperSport reported that the 2008 South African team Olympic flag-bearer was disqualified for “unsporting behaviour after she was deemed by referee Peter Pienaar to have blocked the path of fellow competitor Michelle Weber” at the national championships.

Here is the infraction from different angles:

For the full coverage, read here.

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Steven Munatones