Up and coming runner Jeruto handed four-year ban for failing drug test

Gold winner Eunice Sum of Kenya (centre) poses with compatriots Janeth Jepkosgei (left) and Agatha Jeruto following the women's 800m event during the 19th Senior Africa Championship Athletics on August 14, 2014 in Marrakech. PHOTO | FADEL SENNA |

What you need to know:

  • Athletics Kenya confirmed on Friday that young and promising 800m runner, Agatha Jeruto, is among two athletes who have been punished by the body for use of prohibited substance Norandrosterone.

Another Kenyan athlete from the Rosa and Associati stable has been banned for four years after failing a drug test.

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