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• Former world indoor champion Adekoya to be stripped of 2018 Asian Games titles for doping

Nigerian-born Bahraini Kemi Adekoya will be stripped of the two Asian Games gold medals she claimed in Jakarta last year after she was given a four-year doping ban by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). Adekoya, who previously competed for Nigeria before switching allegiance to Bahrain before the 2014 Asian Games, will lose her 400 metres hurdles title from Jakarta Palembang 2018. Bahrain are also set to be removed as mixed 4x400m relay gold medallists from the Games in Indonesia because of Adekoya's failed test. The AIU said the 2016 world indoor champion over 400m tested positive for banned steroid stanozolol.

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