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Mon, July 01, 2019

Drivers and Officials to undergo doping tests at the WRC Safari Rally

For the first time in Kenyan sports history, the organising committee of the World Rally Championship Event Safari Rally have decided to carry out doping tests for officials and drivers.

George Mwangi, the Deputy Clerk of the Course confirmed that doping tests will be done both in and out of competition in accordance with the Federation du Internationale l’Automobile (FIA) doping rules and as a member of World Anti-Doping Agency.

Doctors will be testing officials and in particular looking out for use of substances such as cannabis and alcohol beverages. Drivers are no exception to the Anti-Doping rules and anyone caught doping could lead to individual or team suspensions, deduction of points or lengthy bans.

Kenya will host the 2019 Safari Rally WRC candidate event which will commence Friday 5th July in Nairobi.

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