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The footage showed a Somali runner, who was significantly behind her competitors from the beginning of the 100m race. The runner finished approximately 10 seconds after the winner, in just over 21 seconds.
The incident caused uproar online, with many accusing the Somali government of nepotism and incompetence. "It’s disheartening to witness such an incompetent government. How could they select an untrained girl to represent Somalia in running? It’s truly shocking and reflects poorly on our country internationally," said Elham Garaad, in one of the posts that was shared widely