Vitoria-based athlete Iván Fernández Anaya refused to take advantage when his Kenyan rival mistakenly stopped short of the finish line in a December cross-country race.
“I didn’t deserve to win it,” says 24-year-old Fernández Anaya. “I did what I had to do. He was the rightful winner.”
The Kenyan runner – the certain winner of the race – mistakenly pull up about 10 meters before the finish, thinking he had already crossed the line.
(READ the story, w/ photo, in El Pais)