A Thursday announcement sees Kenya’s running champion Daniel Wanjiru banned from athletics for doping until 8th December 2023,
The 2017 London Marathon winner was suspended in April based on allegations of taking a banned substance – which he denied, however, a tested sample returned levels of red blood cells which had no “physiological explanation,” according to a statement issued by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU).
A similar finding from a test taken in March 2019 that also indicated the likelihood of a prohibited substance or method
The @WorldAthletics Disciplinary Tribunal has banned long-distance runner Daniel Wanjiru of Kenya for four years with effect from 09 Dec 2019, for an Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) violation. He has been suspended since 14 April 2020.
— Athletics Integrity Unit (@aiu_athletics) October 14, 2020
From April 2017 to April 2019, World Athletics conducted 16 blood tests on 2017 London Marathon champion Daniel Wanjiru.
— Chris Chavez (@ChrisChavez) October 14, 2020