Commonwealth Games Champion Jemima Montag has been disqualified in the 20km walk at the IAAF World Road Race Walking Team Championships.
Montag lined up alongside 2016 Olympian Rachel Tallent but both Australian's endured a frustrating race.
Montag was disqualified after passing through 15-kilometres in 13th position, 40 seconds outside a podium finish.
Tallent, who has battled injury over the last two seasons, finished 59th in 1:36:34, 1:14 outside of her season’s best.
Mexico's Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez become the first senior woman in the history to win back-to-back titles and recorded a seasons best of 1:26:38.
Mexico's Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez becomes the first woman to successfully defend the women's 20km title at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships, clinching her second gold in the event in 1:26:38. pic.twitter.com/SOV05kWQbL— IAAF (@iaaforg) May 5, 2018
Shijie Qieyang of China claimed silver finishing 16 seconds ahead of teammate Jiayu Yiang.