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Mekhissi-Benabbad puts his shirt, and foot, in his mouth as he is disqualified from European gold

By Mike Rowbottom at the Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich

Mehiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad clears the last barrier en route to a dq in the European 3000m steeplechase final ©Getty ImagesMehiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad confirmed his reputation as the enfant terrible of athletics here tonight as he was disqualified from what would have been his third consecutive European 3,000 metres steeplechase victory after he had celebrated down the final straight by ripping off his shirt and jamming it into his mouth as he cleared the final hurdle.