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Former Chelsea Striker Radamel Falcao Questions Jason Kenny’s Olympic Gold Medal

Former Chelsea Striker Radamel Falcao Questions Jason Kenny’s Olympic Gold Medal

Jason Kenny’s stunning win at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday night has had its validity question – by former Chelsea and Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao. 

The Team GB cyclist won his sixth Olympic gold medal – and third of the Rio Games – by edging out his rivals in a thrilling sprint finish in the Keirin final.

But Kenny’s win was anything but plain sailing after the race had to be stopped twice for officials to determine whether or not Kenny had overtaken the motorised Derny bike before it left the track.

The 28-year-old was cleared of any wrong doing and awarded an historic victory, but Colombian forward Falcao – who endured a miserable two seasons in the Premier League before being sent back to parent club Monaco this summer – took issue with the decision, and shared his sense of injustice to his followers on Twitter:

Kenny finished ahead of the Netherlands’ Matthijs Buchli and Malaysia’s Azizulhasni Awang – not any Colombian competitor, so we’re not entirely sure why Falcao’s so upset.

Any ideas?

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