- Morhad Amdouni knocked over a row of bottles during the men’s marathon
- The Frenchman grabbed the last bottle on the table towards the end of the race
- The runners behind him were left with no water as they battled towards the end
French runner Morhad Amdouni was the subject of fierce debate on social media after he appeared to deliberately knock over an entire row of water bottles during the men’s Olympic marathon.
Amdouni finished 14th in the 26-mile race in sweltering conditions in Sapporo, just under six minutes behind winner Eliud Kipchoge.
But his actions were being analysed long after the race for an incident in the latter stages of the race.
h/t JF Priest