The Athletics Integrity Unit has yet again suspended another Kenyan runner, the reigning Athens Marathon champion Samuel Kalalei.
In a ruling given today, the committee said Kalalei had tested positive for banned substance EPO and as a result was guilty of violating Article 2.1 of their anti-doping rules.
In a list provided on the Athletics Integrity Unit website, the 23 year old Kalalei has been listed as exhibiting prohibited substance in his body. The athlete has been in fine form clocking a time of 2:12:17 in the Greek capital of Athens. His fine form also saw him finish a commendable seventh given his age in Rotterdam in April in a time of 2:10.44
#NEWS @AIU_Athletics has issued a Notice of Charge against Samuel Kalalei for a violation of Article 2.1 of the #Antidoping Rules. The #Kenyan #marathon #runner is Provisionally Suspended from all competition. Find out more https://www.athleticsintegrity.org/disciplinary-process/provisional-suspensions-in-force … #Athletics #Sports #FairPlay
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