Another Nigerian Athlete Suspended For Doping

The Athletics Integrity Unit have suspended Nigerian sprinter, Divine Oduduru, for Anti-Doping Violations and faces a possible six-year ban.

AIU stated this in a press statement released on Thursday, February 9, 2023, noting that the sprinter has been notified of the suspension.

“The Athletics Integrity Unit has notified Divine Oduduru of two potential Anti-Doping Rule Violations and is seeking a six-year ban against the Nigerian, ” AIU said on its official website.
“The sprinter has been notified of potential ADRVs for possession (Rule 2.6 of the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules; ADR) and/or use or attempted use of multiple Prohibited Substances (Rule 2.2 ADR). He has been provisionally suspended immediately.”

AIU had in 2022 provisionally suspended Nigerian female sprinter, Grace Nwokocha, over suspected doping.

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