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ADAK Releases more names of Doping Athletes

The Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) has released more names of athletes suspended for using performance enhancing banned substances as the doping menace monster rears its ugly head.

The ADAK CEO Jasper Rugut, said, that the naming and shaming of the dopers will continue in earnest once the athlete has been found culpable of being involved in  the vice.

The list that was released by ADAK includes Sally Chelagat Kipyego who was found with presence of 19-norandrone in an in competition test in March 29, 2017 at the Taihu International Marathon, in China and was given a ban for four year.

Another top notch athlete that the doping hammer has hit is Edwin Kipyego who in July 2012 depleted the British 10k course record that had been set by the Ethiopian legend Haile Gebreslassie.

Kipyego was found to have used prohibited substance Erythropoietin (EPO) and was given the full sentence of four years starting from July 2017 to July 2012.

Benjamin Ngadu tested positive for the prohibited substance19- norandrosterone (anabolic steroid) on 6 June 2015 at an IAAF-sanctioned Half-Marathon in Czech Republic. The athlete was subsequently charged and was given a four year ban.

Others are,Sarah Kibet , who was found with prohibited substance predinisone and Prednisolone and was banned for two years, Lazarus Too, presence of prohibited substance Furosemide also got two years.

Nelly Jepkurui Kibet, Presence of a prohibited substance Prednisolone listed as a prohibited substance under S9 of the 2016 WADA prohibited list one year eight months

“We are in the process of releasing further  fourteen names tonight and we will continue with this till vice stops, said Rugut.