Asbel Kiprop fights to clear his name in tribunal

What you need to know:

  • In his submission. Kigen singled out Kenyan-born Bernard Lagat of the USA, cyclist Virginia Luna and triathlon athlete Rodriquez Martinez, both of Spain, as cases in point.
  • Tests on sample ‘A’ and ‘B’ from same athlete yielded different results, athlete’s lawyer says in submission
  • Kigen indicated that IAAF Athletes Integrity Unit (AIU) turned down requests for retests for DNA aimed at proving that the samples belonged to Kiprop.
  • The claims come for the first time since Kiprop started his defence against suspension by IAAF following doping claims.

Tests on crucial ‘A’ and ‘B’ samples from suspended three-time World 1,500 metres champion, Asbel Kiprop, yielded different results, the athlete’s lawyer has said in his submissions to International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Disciplinary Tribunal in London.

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