Grunewald reinstated in USA Indoor women's 3,000
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Gabe Grunewald has been reinstated as the winner of the women's 3,000 meters at the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships after the withdrawal of an appeal of the race's outcome.
USA Track & Field said in a statement Monday that Jordan Hasay withdrew her successful appeal of a foul that occurred on the final lap of Saturday's race in Albuquerque.
That leaves Grunewald as the gold medalist in a time of 9 minutes, 23.15 seconds.
Grunewald was disqualified hours after her victory Saturday for jostling Hasay.
Grunewald had said the contact with Hasay, who finished fourth, was inadvertent.
Hasay said in a statement that she decided to withdraw her protest "as I do not want to make a national team under these circumstances."
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