ASA's dodgy selection blunders explained

Athletics South Africa (ASA) seemed to have looked at the wrong data when selecting who will go to the World Championships in London next week.

Five athletes who didn't meet the qualifying standards were selected, and another 13 were omitted, despite achieving the international qualifying criteria.

People are angry and dumbfounded. Imagine 14 athletes who have been training and competing for the season are not going and certainly most of them would've been semi final material.

David Isaacson, Sports reporter at Tiso Blackstar

Sports reporter at Tiso Blackstar, David Isaacson explains how ASA seems to have got its calculations wrong.

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