One of the racing which was given its own number bib to another. The other two runners had tried to get involved in the race on the wrong paper.
After the matter was exposed in the Chinese athletics, it placed runners in lifelong competition ban for the country's reputation tarnishing.
the Marathon has grown in popularity in China tremendously in recent years. 2011 the country held only 22 marathons, but last year's race was already 1500.
the Boston marathon for was attended by more than 500 chinese.
China marathon scammers are a big problem. Many chinese good result is so important that the routes be looking for shortcuts. A chinese woman recently tried to improve his time pedaling part of the journey by bike.