Sarjil disqualified from 400m final
Sprinter Sarjil Hasan Khan Zedan was disqualified from the eighth-man final of the 400m sprint in the 4th Asian Youth (U-18) Athletics Championships in Kuwait today.
Sarjil, who qualified for the final with a time of 51.64, had to be content with an eighth-place finish. Iran's Seyed Mohammad Sajjad Aghaei finished as champion, clocking in 48.37 seconds.
The Sri Lankan duo of Jayathilake Praveen Salamuthu and Rajapaksha Pathiranage Don Avishka Theminda Rajapa finished second and third with times of 48.56 and 48.70 seconds respectively.
All seven sprinters bettered their time compared to their performance in the heats, bar Sarjil who was disqualified for a false start.