From DO to Kenya’s anti-doping chief, Rugut’s walking the talk

Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya chief executive officer Japhter Rugut in Mombasa on the sidelines of an agency workshop on March 2. PHOTO | KEVIN ODIT | NATIONMEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Soon after the agency came into existence as the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya, mechanisms were put in place to roll out anti-doping programmes with a view to ensuring that Kenyan athletes are sensitised, says Adak chief executive officer.
  • Former PC was thrown into the deep end as Kenya battled to put together anti-doping procedures and legislation, but he took it in his stride and has helped the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya make huge steps forward in the war against use of illegal drugs in sport.

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