Swimmer Elena Pedersen's hopes for the Asean Schools Games (ASG) 100m backstroke gold seemed to have gone up in smoke at the Darul Ehsan Aquatic Centre in Shah Alam yesterday when the two dreaded letters "DQ" flashed beside her name on the big screen after her heat.
"I was really shocked because I didn't feel like I had done anything wrong," said the 13-year-old, who started tearing up in distress.
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