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Olympic champion Tiki Gelana was angry that her hopes were thwarted by a collision about a third of the way in with Canadian wheelchair racer Josh Cassidy as she went to get a drink.

The Ethiopian finished 16th after losing ground on the leading pack, while Cassidy had to settle for 20th in his race.

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"The safest thing would be to have the chairs start first because one of these years a woman is going to have a leg broken, a career ruined," Cassidy said. "It’s just not worth having this program if the races are going to suffer."

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