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World 100m champ Coleman gets 2-year ban

Field Level Media
28 Oct 2020, 04:40 GMT+10

World 100-meter champion Christian Coleman will miss next year's Tokyo Olympics after receiving a two-year ban Tuesday from the Athletics Integrity Unit.

The AIU had provisionally suspended the 24-year-old American sprinter in June for evading anti-doping inspectors.

"The Disciplinary Tribunal has upheld the AIU's charge and banned sprinter Christian Coleman of the USA for 2 years for 3 Whereabouts Failures in a 12-month period, a violation of the @worldathletics Anti-Doping Rules," the AIU posted on Twitter.

Coleman won gold medals in the 100 and the 4x100 relay at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships held in Doha, Qatar.

--Field Level Media

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