Wed, June 26, 2019

IAAF v Oluwakemi Adekoya


  • Sport: Athletics
  • Issue: Arbitration
  • Type: Anti-Doping
  • Tribunal: Hon. Hugh L. Fraser, Dr Thomas Murray, Mr Lauri Tarasti
  • Decision date: 18 July 2019
  • Outcome: 4 years ineligibility

Decision Details

A decision in the matter of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) v Ms Oluwakemi Adekoya has been issued by the Disciplinary Tribunal.

Ms Adekoya, a Bahraini 400 meter hurdler/sprinter was charged by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) under the IAAF Anti-Doping Rules (ADR) after testing positive for the presence of stanozolol and its metabolites (3’-hydroxy-stanozolol, 4-hydroxy-stanozolol and 16β-hydroxy-stanozolol) in September 2018.

On 1 July 2019, a hearing was held before the Panel, comprised of Hon. Hugh L. Fraser (Chair), Dr Thomas Murray and Mr Lauri Tarasti. The Panel found that the Athlete had committed an Anti-Doping Rule Violations pursuant to Article 2.1 ADR and Article 2.2 ADR and a four (4) year period of Ineligibility has been imposed upon the Athlete commencing on the date of the Award.

The secretariat to the Disciplinary Tribunal is managed by Sport Resolutions.