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Athletics Integrity Unit Press Release

Victoria Aggar and Jill Pilgrim join Athletics Integrity Unit Board.

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Athletics Integrity Unit Update

Athletics Integrity Unit update regarding COVID-19.

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Athletics Integrity Unit Press Release

Athletics Integrity Unit announces 2020 categorisation for National Federations under Rule 15 of the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules.

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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT Press Release

Athletics Integrity Unit Board refers RusAF charges to the World Athletics Council and recommends considering expulsion of the federation.

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“THE ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT WILL SUPPORT ATHLETES IN MAKING THE RIGHT DECISIONS AND CHOICES THROUGHOUT YOUR CAREERS. IT WILL HELP EACH OF YOU TO KNOW THE RULES, GAIN KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE AND SHARE THAT KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE WITH CONFIDENCE.”

— Sebastian Coe, World Athletics President

Latest Sanctions

Details of the latest cases that have been dealt with under the jurisdiction of, or overseen by, the Athletics Integrity Unit.

DateNameNatDetails
24/06/2020Wilson Kipsang KiprotichKENWhereabouts Failures (Article 2.4) Tampering with any part of Doping Control (Article 2.5) - 4 years ineligibility from 10 January 2020 DQ results: from 12 April 2019 - DT decision appealable
16/06/2020Etaferahu Temesgen WodajETH1st ADRV: Presence & Use of Prohibited Substances (Testosterone, EPO) (Article 2.1) 2nd ADRV: Tampering with any part of Doping Control (Article 2.5) - 12 years ineligibility (4 years for the 1st ADRV and 8 years for the 2nd ADRV served consecutively) from 20 November 2019 DQ results: from 20 October 2019 - AIU decision appealable
10/06/2020Japhet KipkorirKENPresence of a Prohibited Substance (19-Norandrosterone) (Article 2.1) Use of a Prohibited Substance (Article 2.2) - 4 years ineligibility from 11 May 2020 DQ results: from 10 November 2019 - AIU decision appealable
05/06/2020Aleksandr ShustovRUSUse of a Prohibited Substance/Method (Article 2.2) - 4 years ineligibility from 05 June 2020 DQ results: from 08 July 2013 to 07 July 2017 - CAS decision appealable

The Athletics Integrity Unit Disciplinary Process applies to both doping and non-doping cases that are pursued by the Athletics Integrity Unit under the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules and the World Athletics Integrity Code of Conduct respectively.  For more detail on the process and the current cases please use the button below.

Athletics Integrity Unit Disciplinary Process

FIGHTING FOR FAIRNESS IN OUR SPORT

2019 KEY FACTS AND FIGURES

10,921

Samples collected

135

Samples collected from athletes belonging to number of countries

186

Competitions sanctioned by World Athletics where samples were collected

2632

Athletes provided samples

545

Elite Athletes from 75 nationalities on the Registered Testing Pool

7,772

Samples collected Out-of-Competition

3,149

Samples collected In-Competition

5,426

Blood samples collected

5,459

Urine samples collected

DISTRIBUTION OF SAMPLES COLLECTED IN 2019

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