Zimbabwean runner forfeits R50k in Durban for having ONE licence number!

Zimbabwean runner forfeits R50k in Durban for having ONE licence number!

Zimbabwean runner Isaac Mpofu on Sunday forfeited R50 000 in prize money during the Durban International Marathon for having ONE licence number.

The 42.2km run was won by Mpofu in 2:10:04 but there was drama as he was about to be declared the winner.

Mpofu had one licence number which was placed in front his vest and nothing on the back of his shirt at the finish line.

WHY MPOFU WAS DISQUALIFIED BY ASA DESPITE WINNING DURBAN INTERNATIONAL MARATHON

Now, according to Athletics South Africa (ASA), Mpofu had to be disqualified and forfeit the R50 000 prize money, as per the rules.

South African runner Tumelo Motlagale was declared the winner after he came in second behind Mpofu having clocked 2:11:15.

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