But she could not have imagined that her swinging ponytail
hitting the sand could have left a mark that would cancel all her dreams. Thanks
to RAI technician Luca Fedrigo we found the right image – he was the first to
realise that something was not quite right with the hair. From the tribune
there were some protests because they could not see the ever-so-small
indentation left by the ponytail, but the judge has made the right decision.
Nastassia has lost the gold, silver and the bronze and
came fourth with a jump of 6.74.
This is the craziest thing that has ever happened at a world championships!
Below: Reality sinks in as Ivanova checks her mark. Photo/RAI