"I was a little bit in shock," Carreno Busta said. "The rules are the rules. The referee and the supervisor did the right thing, but it's not easy to do it."
The women's one-hour race saw a close battle between Hassan and Kenya's world marathon record-holder Brigid Kosgei. The duo stayed well ahead of the world record pace as they exchanged the lead several times but neither managed to break clear.
It is the second time Jepchirchir has broken a world record over the distance. She registered her personal best of 1:05:06 in a mixed race three years ago in Ras Al Khaimah to set the world record, which only stood for eight months.
A fully fit Eden Hazard will offer creativity and goals to a side that at time struggled to find the back of the net, while Zidane will also look for continued development from youngsters Vinicius Jr, Rodrygo and Fede Valverde and, even without transfer activity, Real look to have a well-balanced, young and deep squad.
Though it was clear that Djokovic had not intended to hit the line judge, organizers nevertheless said the Serbian was disqualified in accordance with the rules.
The Kenyan now will return to her 1,500m specialty against Dibaba with hope of continuing her perfect start to Diamond League series at the Ostrava Golden Spike (Czech Republic) on Tuesday.
The team was formed in 2015 by Gao Xiang, vice-principal of the Sports School of Jingyuan county.
The safety car came in at the end of lap 23, by which time almost all the drivers had made their pit stops legitimately, but almost immediately Charles Leclerc lost control of his Ferrari and crashed heavily at Parabolica, forcing proceedings to be halted while marshals cleared Leclerc's car and repaired damage to the barrier.
Slovenia now rank second behind Greece in Group C3, both having four points. The next games will be played in October against Kosovo and Moldova. Enditem
Despite a rare disappointing day, Hamilton still convincingly leads the drivers' championship with 164 points. Second-placed Bottas closes the gap slightly with 117 points, while Verstappen remains on 110 points and drops to third.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly all international sports events including table tennis came to a grinding halt early in the year.