Los Angeles, 8 April 2021 (AFP) – Gold medalist athlete Obi Igbokwe punished with 30-month suspension after testing positive for anabolic steroids, United States anti-doping at the 2019 World Cup mixed 4x400m relay in Doha. Gone. The agency reported. (Usage) on this Thursday.
The 24-year-old will be suspended until November 2022, so he will not be able to qualify for this year’s Tokyo Olympics (July 23 to August 8) or the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
“Igbokwe accepted his 30-month suspension for violating the anti-doping rule. He found dehydrochloroimethylestestosterone (DHCMT) using an out-of-urine sample collected on May 26, 2020 and / Or tested positive for other related anabolic steroids. Used.
“DHCMT and all anabolic steroids are substance prohibited according to the USADA protocol, the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) and the International Athletics Federation’s anti-doping regulations,” the agency recalled.
Igbokwe’s suspension period began on May 26, 2020 and all subsequent results were invalidated, the US agency said.
Igbokwe ran in the 4x400m mixed relay race at the Doha World Championships for the United States, but did not make it to the finals.
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