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• Dutch athlete Madiea Ghafoor jailed for £2m drugs haul

Dutch Olympic athlete Madiea Ghafoor has been jailed for eight and a half years after being found guilty of drug smuggling and trafficking.

The 27-year-old, who competed in the 4x400m relay at Rio 2016, had £2m worth of drugs in the boot of her car when she was stopped at a routine border check near Elten in Germany in June.

She had 50kg of ecstasy tablets, 2kg of crystal meth and 11,950 euros in cash.

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