29 Mar '14, 11am

Irony of Ironies: USATF’s Reinstatement of Grunewald Another Example Violating Its Own Rules... vi…

Irony of Ironies: USATF’s Reinstatement of Grunewald Another Example Violating Its Own Rules... vi…

LetsRun.com’s biggest concern is that USATF by its actions shows it cares very little about the integrity of the sport. That should be USATF’s #1 priority. The wrong person was clearly disqualified in the men’s 3000m, yet USATF has said nothing about this, presumably because there has been very little media uproar. Harger’s argument above that the Jury of Appeals could still rule on this is persuasive, but even if the DQ could not reverse its decision, USATF could issue a statement saying, “The wrong person was DQd in the men’s 3000m. Our rules prevent us from overturning this. We will continue to evaluate our rules procedures.” That is what an entity that cares about the integrity of the sport does. The NFL regularly admits that officials blow calls.

Full article: http://www.letsrun.com/news/2014/03/harger/

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