Teen Runner Disqualified After Showing Good Sportsmanship

Zach Hougland stopped to help a collapsed runner during a cross-country competition.
0:30 | 10/27/15

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An Iowa high school athlete has lost on his record now after an act of kindness. Zach hope Lance crossed the finish line Saturday winning the cross country district meet. But moments later he noticed a rival runner collapse and jumped into action. But officials at helping another runner is grounds for disqualification. Despite pleas from the other runners probe land was stripped of the title but his teen. Did so well he'll still be able to compete in this week's state championships.

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