World 100m hurdles record-holder may miss World Champs in Budapest after breaking anti-doping guidelines
Tobi Amusan, the Nigerian dash hurdler who smashed the world document and received world gold in Eugene final summer time, has been charged with lacking three medication exams however says she is going to combat to clear her identify.
Nigerian 100m hurdles world document holder Tobi Amusan has vowed to “combat” after being charged with lacking three doping exams.
The 26-year-old, who additionally received Commonwealth gold in Birmingham final yr, posted on Instagram on Tuesday (July 18): “I’m a clear athlete. I’m recurrently (perhaps greater than the standard) examined by the AIU. I’ve religion that this shall be resolved in my favour and that I shall be competing on the World Championships in August.”
Amusan shocked the game by setting a world document for 100m hurdles of 12.12 in her semi-final on the World Championships final yr earlier than returning to win the ultimate in 12.06, though the latter benefited from an unlawful tailwind.
In Birmingham final summer time she additionally efficiently defended her world title in a Video games document of 12.30 and have become Diamond League champion in her self-discipline too. Nevertheless it’s now alleged she has missed three doping exams within the house of 12 months, which can result in a suspension from the Athletics Integrity Unit.
Lacking three doping exams can result in a two-year ban, although exceptions might be made for various circumstances.
“I intend to combat these costs and my case shall be determined by a tribunal of three referees earlier than the beginning of the World Championships subsequent month,” Amusan added.
The dash hurdler began the season in modest kind however has improved in current weeks and received her occasion on the Diamond League in Poland on Sunday in a season’s better of 12.34.
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