Justyn Warner spiked the flag down onto the track.
What was supposed to be a celebration lap for the Canadians turned into an Olympic moment Warner wished he could forget.
Moments after taking third in the 4x100-meter final on Saturday night, Canada was disqualified for stepping outside of its lane.
The bronze medal was gone. And so was a chance to be part of a medal ceremony along with Usain Bolt and the Jamaicans, who beat the United States in a world-record time of 36.84 seconds.
The difficult part for Warner was not really knowing why his team was disqualified from the race. They were wrapped in flags and just about to set out on a slow jog around the track to soak up the moment when Warner happened to glance at the scoreboard.
That's when his heart pounded even more than when he sprinted his section of race.
When his team finished, there was a time by his country's name.
And when he looked up again five minutes later, all that appeared was a big ''DQ.''
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