The Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected Martina's claim that he should be listed as runner-up behind Usain Bolt, who broke the world record in the race.
Shawn Crawford keeps second place, even though the American already gave his silver medal to Martina. Walter Dix of the U.S. keeps the bronze medal.
In a post on August 20th, paulmerca.blogspot.com broke the news that USA Track & Field filed a protest after Wallace Spearmon was disqualified in the same race for the same violation.
Usain Bolt of Jamaica won that race in a world record 19.30, running into a slight headwind.
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