• Michelle-Lee Ahye suspended for whereabouts failures
September 14, 2019
TT sprint queen and Commonwealth Games 100-metre champion Michelle-Lee Ahye has been provisionally suspended by the world track and field governing body IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federation).
And the 27-year-old Ahye will have to miss the IAAF World Championships, scheduled from September 27-October 6 in Doha, Qatar.
In a tweet yesterday, Athletics Integrity Unit – an independent body of the IAAF – said, “The AIU confirms a provisional suspension against Trinidadian sprinter Michelle-Lee Ahye for a violation of the IAAF Anti-Doping Rules.”
According to the published list, Ahye was provisionally suspended for "Whereabouts Failures."
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) rules require athletes to submit their whereabouts for one hour every day, plus overnight accommodation and training information, in case they are needed for out-of-competition testing.
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