The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has provisionally suspended Nzubechi Grace Nwokocha for the Presence/Use of a Prohibited Substance (Ostarine & Ligandrol) (Article 2.1 and Article 2.2) which is a breach of the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules.
The AIU has provisionally suspended Nigerian runner, Nzubechi Grace Nwokocha, for the Presence/Use of Prohibited Substances (Ostarine & Ligandrol) (Article 2.1 and Article 2.2)
— Athletics Integrity Unit (@aiu_athletics) September 3, 2022
The 21-year-old Nwokocha, a multiple time national champion over 100 metres, has a personal best time in the 100m of 10.97 seconds set at the last World Championships in Eugene, Oregon, USA. She also ran a personal best of 22.44s in the 200m. It is the first time in her blossoming athletics career that Nwokocha would be linked to any drug-related controversy.
Nwokocha was a member of Nigerian women’s 4x100m team that competed at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games that won gold and set a new African record time of 42.10s.
Team included Tobi Amusan, Rosemary Chukwuma, Favour Ofili, and Grace Nwokocha.