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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT Press Release

Five former RusAF officials - including former President, Board Member and Executive Director - guilty of anti-doping rule violations, banned for four years.

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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT Press Release

The Athletics Integrity Unit welcomes the announcement from World Athletics of the continued support from the road running industry for strong anti-doping measures.  

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Athletics Integrity Unit Update

Athletics Integrity Unit update regarding COVID-19.

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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT 2019 Annual Report

The Athletics Integrity Unit has published its 2019 Annual Report, which outlines the Units activities and achievements during 2019. 

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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
22/02/2021Abeba Tekulu GebremesekelETHUse of a Prohibited Substance / Method (Article 2.2) – ABP case - Notice of Charge issued
12/02/2021Nicholas Kiptoo KosgeiKENPresence of a Prohibited Substance (Prednisone) (Article 2.1) 16 months ineligibility from 2 February 2020 - AIU Decision appealable
01/02/2021Nelly JepkosgeiBRNTampering with any part of Doping Control (Article 2.5) - Notice of Charge issued
16/02/2021Alexander Parkin

RUS

Tampering (Article 2.5); Complicity (Article 2.9); Failure to report an ADRV (Article 5.10.2); and Failure to cooperate with an Investigation (Article 5.10.3) - 4 years ineligibility from 21 November 2019 AIU Decision appealable
08/02/2021Dmitry ShlyakhtinRUSTampering (Article 2.5); Complicity (Article 2.9); Failure to report an ADRV (Article 5.10.2); and Failure to cooperate with an Investigation (Article 5.10.3) - 4 years ineligibility from 21 November 2019 DT 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

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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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