The Athletics Integrity Unit has to day provisionally suspended Kipyegon Bett from all competitions. The suspension has come about after the athlete failed to submit sample collection as stated in Article 2.3 in the anti-doping rules.
The provisional suspension means that the 800m athlete will not participate in any upcoming race until it has been lifted. This comes in the wake of doping cases that have dogged Kenyan athletes over the last one month.
#NEWS @AIU_Athletics issues a Notice of Charge against Kipyegon Bett for refusing or failing to submit to sample collection, Article 2.3 of the #antidoping Rules. The #Kenyan middle-distance runner is Provisionally Suspended from all competition, more: https://t.co/Cq4Q2MR0LJ
— AIU (@AIU_Athletics) August 16, 2018
Bett won the 800 metres at the 2016 World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland; He also came second in the 800 metres at the 2015 World Youth Championships in Cali, Colombia.
Last year the 20 year-old won bronze medal at the World championships that were held in London.