Canadian breaks own world record for beer mile, gets disqualified for not drinking enough beer

From CBC News, by Roshini Nair

Corey Bellemore, 23, holds the world record in the Beer Mile, a competition combining running and drinking beer. (Chris Ensing/CBC). Originally Posted Posted: Aug 28, 2018 7:54 AM PT | Last Updated: August 28

Track athlete Corey Bellemore holds the world’s top 3 times for the unofficial event

What happened at the 2018 Beer Mile World Classic is a little like if Usain Bolt broke the world record at the Olympic Games and was then disqualified.

On Aug. 11, Ontarian Corey Bellemore — current world record holder for the beer mile at 4:33.60 — broke his own record by a whopping nine seconds at the 2018 Beer Mile World Classic in Burnaby, B.C.

But then he was disqualified — for not drinking enough beer.

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