The Italian athletics federation said it is investigating the controversy. Photo: AFP The Italian athletics federation said it is investigating the controversy. Photo: AFP
The Italian athletics federation said it is investigating the controversy. Photo: AFP
Italy

Race organisers in Italian city of Trieste back down on move to exclude African athletes from half-marathon after outcry

  • Race manager had earlier defended move, saying it was taking a stand against the exploitation of African runners by only allowing European entries

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The Italian athletics federation said it is investigating the controversy. Photo: AFP The Italian athletics federation said it is investigating the controversy. Photo: AFP
The Italian athletics federation said it is investigating the controversy. Photo: AFP
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