Winter Olympics: Elise Christie's hopes over after 1,000m disqualification

Media playback is not supported on this device
Christie disqualified in 1,000m heats
bbc.comBriton Elise Christie's hopes of a medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics are over after she was disqualified in her 1,000m short track heat.The 27-year-old - who appeared to be in significant pain because of an ankle injury - finished second after her fall on the first lap led to a restart.But the judges deemed her to have committed an offence during the race which resulted in her disqualification.
Christie damaged ankle ligaments in Saturday's 1500m semi-final.It was a sad end to another disappointing Games for the Scot, who was carried out of the skaters' area after the race.Christie, who was disqualified in all three of her events at Sochi 2014, fell in the 500m final and suffered the same fate in Saturday's 1500m race.

Elise Christie fell but after a restart finished in a qualifying spot, only to then be disqualified
'Gold or not, you're leaving a legacy' - fans messages to Christie
Fans taken on emotional Christie rollercoaster
Christie crashes in 1500m semi-final
See also:
Leave a comment
  • Latest
  • Read
  • Commented
Calendar Content
«    Январь 2020    »