Kenyan athlete sentenced for forging documents

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What you need to know:

  • She becomes the first Kenyan athlete to be found guilty in a criminal court.
  • The verdict was handed down after the trial in Eldoret following an investigation lasting a number of years.

Kenyan long distance runner Florence Jepkosgei Chepsoi has received a one year community service sentence for faking documents as part of her defence on a doping charge, the Anti-Doping Association of Kenya (ADAK) announced.

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