Finish-line crash sees Paralympic road race leaders miss out on medals (video)

Australian rider Alistair Donohoe is disqualified on a technicality after crossing the line on foot, having crashed within touching distance of the gold medal

The men's C4-5 road race at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games descended into mayhem as the two race leaders crashed within metres of the line, seeing the third place rider cross first to take gold.

Australian Alistair Donohoe and Ukrainian Yehor Dementyev were jostling for the win 75m ahead of Daniel Abraham Gebru (Netherlands) when Donohoe fell.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.