Winner Ethiopia's Derara Hurisa reacts as he crosses the finish lane during the 38th edition of the Vienna City Marathon only to be disqualified for wearing shoes with 5cm thick soles. Photo: AFP Winner Ethiopia's Derara Hurisa reacts as he crosses the finish lane during the 38th edition of the Vienna City Marathon only to be disqualified for wearing shoes with 5cm thick soles. Photo: AFP
Winner Ethiopia's Derara Hurisa reacts as he crosses the finish lane during the 38th edition of the Vienna City Marathon only to be disqualified for wearing shoes with 5cm thick soles. Photo: AFP

Vienna City Marathon winner disqualified for wearing shoes that are one centimetre too thick

  • Derara Hurisa is disqualified after winning the marathon by three seconds for wearing shoes not sanctioned by the event
  • Vienna is where Eliud Kipchoge ran his sub-two hour marathon

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Winner Ethiopia's Derara Hurisa reacts as he crosses the finish lane during the 38th edition of the Vienna City Marathon only to be disqualified for wearing shoes with 5cm thick soles. Photo: AFP Winner Ethiopia's Derara Hurisa reacts as he crosses the finish lane during the 38th edition of the Vienna City Marathon only to be disqualified for wearing shoes with 5cm thick soles. Photo: AFP
Winner Ethiopia's Derara Hurisa reacts as he crosses the finish lane during the 38th edition of the Vienna City Marathon only to be disqualified for wearing shoes with 5cm thick soles. Photo: AFP
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