truly obvious wrote:
Without question, Jewett definitely tripped over his own feet. I can see Amos going to the final, as a 9th runner only.
It is so funny to see someone post that "without question" this "definitely" happened. Do you even run? How often do you see elite 800m runners simply trip over nothing???
WATCH AGAIN WITH YOUR EYES. Jewett only stumbles AFTER the contact, when Amos runs into in his backswing.
Jewett's heel clearly chopped by Amos from behind.
This, unlike people tripping "over their own feet" happens ALL THE TIME in track.
Yes. Just watched it on NBC. Replay CLEARLY showed Jewett's foot, on back kick, colliding with Amos' shin. Causes Jewett to go down. How can that be Jewetts fault? The contact was incidental in my opinion, and I'd say neither should be advanced. I can't see any justification for advancing Amos. If anyone is to be advanced it should be Jewett.