Hundreds of competitors were found to have cheated at this year’s Shenzhen Marathon. Photo: Alamy Hundreds of competitors were found to have cheated at this year’s Shenzhen Marathon. Photo: Alamy
Hundreds of competitors were found to have cheated at this year’s Shenzhen Marathon. Photo: Alamy

Shenzhen Marathon cheating scandal: hundreds face lifetime bans from event after being caught wearing fake bibs and taking short-cuts

  • 258 competitors caught out in annual race
  • Chinese state media calls it ‘deeply shameful’

Topic |   Extreme fitness
Hundreds of competitors were found to have cheated at this year’s Shenzhen Marathon. Photo: Alamy Hundreds of competitors were found to have cheated at this year’s Shenzhen Marathon. Photo: Alamy
Hundreds of competitors were found to have cheated at this year’s Shenzhen Marathon. Photo: Alamy
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