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World Athletics v Christian Coleman

October 27, 2020 | Athletics | Arbitration

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Summary

  • Sport: Athletics
  • Issue: Arbitration
  • Type: Anti-Doping
  • Tribunal: Charles Hollander QC, Hannu Kalkas, Dr Tanja Haug
  • Decision date: 22 October 2020
  • Outcome: 2 year period of Ineligibility

A decision in the case of World Athletics against Christian Coleman has been issued by the Disciplinary Tribunal.

On 16 June 2020 the AIU issued Mr Coleman with a Notice of Charge for committing an Anti-Doping Rule Violation relating to Whereabouts Failures, consisting of two Missed Tests and a Filing Failure in a 12-month period.

The Disciplinary Panel composed of Charles Hollander QC, Hannu Kalkas and Dr Tanja Haug determined that an Anti-Doping Rule Violation (ADRV) was established pursuant to Article 2.4 of the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules. As a result, a two-year period of Ineligibility has been imposed upon Mr Coleman, ending 13 May 2022.

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