• IAAF Bans 8 Kenyans and 1 Indian Athlete for Doping

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The track and field governing body IAAF banned eight Kenyan athletes and one Indian athlete for using banned substances.


Most of the Kenyan athletes that were banned are marathon runners. 

Among Kenyans, the worst banned of four years received marathon runners, Alice Ndirangu.   Ndirangu tested positive at the 47th Maraton Governador en Mexico in 2012.

Other Kenyan runners; mily Perpetua Chepkorir (two years’ ban), Stephen Kibet Tanui (two years), Philip Kandie (two years), Julius Kiprono Mutai (two years) James Maunga Nyankabaria (two years), Flomena Jebet Chepchirchir (six months) and Elizabeth Chelagat (two years).

Also IAAF banned one Indian athlete Sethi Kethi, who got an eight year ban.  Kethi tested positive at the Federation Cup National Senior Athletics Championships in Patiala, India, in August in 2014.

 

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