Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has provisionally suspended Vane Nyaboke Nyanamba for the presence and use of a prohibited substance, which is a violation of the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules.
Nyanamba was busted after an In-Competition urine sample test at the Zurich Marato Barcelona where she had finished in fifth place with a personal best of 2:25.32. She also holds a personal best of 1:08.58 that she got at the Barcelona Half Marathon in October 2021.
Analysis of the sample, carried out established an adverse analytical finding (“AAF”) for Norandrosterone, a metabolite of Nandrolone, which is a prohibited substance under the World AntiDoping Code (“WADC”) and the ADR which violates rule 2.1 and rule 2.2.
The 27 years-old last participated in Kenya for the Olympic Games Trials, that were held at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani, where she participated in the 10000m race finishing in position fourteen in a time of 35:01.79 automatically failing to make it to the team.