Published: 00:00, 03 July 2018
Adam Gemili hit back at his critics after surviving false-start controversy at the British Championships.
The Dartford sprinter was facing disqualification for the 200m final at Birmingham on Sunday when it was announced he had false-started in his heat.
But the decision was reversed following an inquiry, leaving Gemili free to race in the final, where he finished second.
The fall-out rankled with the athlete, who aired his frustrations on Twitter, along with a copy of the law that cleared his name.
He wrote: "I'm fine receiving hate but to suggest any sort of foul play by our hard-working experienced officials is disrespectful, especially by former athletes who should know better."
Gemili looked a good bet to take the title but was pipped on the line by Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake in a championship record of 20.24.
He was still able to celebrate qualification for the European Championships in Berlin next month after clocking 20.26 as runner-up.
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