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Don’t rejoice for the end.. moments when the euphoria of victory turned into a shock

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The end of several different sports competitions, in the first half of this year, witnessed tense moments when the joy of victory turned into a shock and a strong setback after some athletes discovered that their victory was short-lived, and they lived on the impact of difficult memories.

At the Wimbledon tennis tournament and in a second round match, Australian Gray Alistair celebrated one of the points. After a long exchange of the ball with his American opponent, Taylor Fritz, he thought to score a special point that showed his high skills , but his opponent didn’t throw the handkerchief and scored one of the best runs. The Australian player was stunned to see the ball in his court.

This incident also occurred with the Spanish cyclist Alex Espergaro during this season’s MotoGP races. During the Catalan stage, he celebrated his second arrival and made his way to the podium of his team, as an expression of his happiness, and he did not realize that an extra lap was still in the racing competitions and when he realized he had made a mistake and returned to continue the competition he only took fifth place after he had the chance to climb to the podium missed.

During the Tour of Switzerland, for cycling, which was held in recent weeks, the Italian cyclist Alberto Petitol, Until a funny situation after he became a source of ridicule by his competitors as he celebrated his victory in the fourth leg and thought he had finished first but later realized the mistake he had made.

After receiving the final from the rest of the entrants, race management informed him that he was second and that a Norwegian driver managed to quickly widen the gap and finish ahead of all the others, thus leaving the Italian in a difficult situation after he lived the undeserved joy because he was far from a significant difference from the winner.

Formula 1 races witnessed a similar situation, in 2008, when the Ferrari team, most notably Brazil’s Felipe Massa family, celebrated its world championship crowning, before everyone later realized that the coronation went to Hamilton, who of the drivers defeated in the final meters and snatched the crown with a jolt. Historic for all in attendance.

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