Creating the Right Frameworks for Each and Every Athlete to Succeed
“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.”
Details of the latest cases that have been dealt with under the jurisdiction of, or overseen by, the Athletics Integrity Unit.
|27/08/2021||Shelby Houlihan||USA||Presence/Use of a Prohibited Substance (19-Norandrosterone) Article 2.1 and Article 2.2, 4 years ineligibility from 14 January 2021 - DQ results from 15 December 2020 - Final CAS Decision|
|18/08/2021||El Hassan El Abbassi||BRN||Presence/Use of a Prohibited Method (Blood Transfusion) (Article 2.1 and Article 2.2) - Notice of Allegation Issued|
|18/08/2021||Yousef Karam||KUW||Presence/Use of a Prohibited Substance (Ibutamoren) Article 2.1 and Article 2.2 3 years ineligibility from 30 March 2020 - DQ results: from 28 January 2021 - AIU Decision appealable|
|17/08/2021||Racheal Mutgaa||KEN||Presence/Use of a Prohibited Substance (Testosterone) Article 2.1 and Article 2.2 3 years ineligibility from 3 August 2021 - DQ results: from 16 May 2021 - AIU Decision appealable|
|30/07/2021||Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez Romero||MEX||Tampering with any part of Doping Control (Article 2.5) 4 years ineligibility from 16 November 2022 - 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.
FIGHTING FOR FAIRNESS IN OUR SPORT
The year 2020 was marked by several restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The AIU team recalibrated its strategic objectives and successfully adapted to the changed landscape. The figures below only reflect the testing activities carried out by the AIU. The AIU’s testing is focused on elite top-end athletes and is designed to be specific, targeted and intelligence-led.
2020 KEY FACTS AND FIGURES
Samples collected from athletes belonging to number of countries
Competitions sanctioned by World Athletics where samples were collected
Athletes provided samples
Elite Athletes from 79 Nationalities on the World Athletics Testing Pool, including Road Running Registered Testing Pool.
Samples collected Out-of-Competition
Samples collected In-Competition
Blood samples collected
Urine samples collected
Percentage of samples collected from female athletes
Percentage of samples collected from male athletes
DISTRIBUTION OF SAMPLES COLLECTED BY AREA ASSOCIATIONS
DISTRIBUTION OF SAMPLES COLLECTED BY DISCIPLINES