Posts Tagged ‘sportsmanship’

Losing Ethically = Winning

August 31, 2013



Ivan Fernandez Anaya and Abel Mutai

Ivan Fernandez Anaya and Abel Mutai

On December 2, 2012, Spanish runner Ivan Fernandez Anaya was running second, well behind Abel Mutai of Kenya, the bronze medalist in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the London Olympics. As they entered the final stretch, Anaya saw Mutai mistakenly pull up ten meters too early, thinking he had already crossed the finish line. Anaya quickly caught up with Mutai, but (more…)