Ethiopia’s Kuftu Dadiso Tahir has been banned by Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for the presence and use of a prohibited substance, both violations of the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules.
The 2019 Barcelona Marathon winner has been banned for 18 months ineligible from 20 May 2021.
The 26 year-old who has participated in eight marathons was found to have the Presence/Use of a Prohibited Substance (Morphine) Article 2.1 and Article 2.2.
All her results since 11 April 2021 have been disqualified. The ban will stay in force till 20 November 2022.
The AIU has banned 🇪🇹 marathon runner Kuftu Tahir Dadiso for 18 months from 20 May 2021, for the presence and use of a prohibited substance, both violations of the @WorldAthletics Anti-Doping Rules.
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— Athletics Integrity Unit (@aiu_athletics) November 11, 2021