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Bahraini 400 meter hurdler/sprinter Oluwakemi Adekoya has been banned for 4 years

July 19, 2019


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.

A copy of the full decision can be accessed via the related links tab on the right-hand side.

To go to the AUI's website please click here

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