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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 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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Athletics Integrity Unit Update

Athletics Integrity Unit update regarding COVID-19.

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Athletics Integrity Unit Press Release

Victoria Aggar and Jill Pilgrim join Athletics Integrity Unit Board.

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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
10/09/2020Hassan ChaniBRNUse of a Prohibited Substance / Method (Article 2.2) - ABP case - 4 years ineligibility from 16 March 2020 DQ results: 03 August 2017  to 16 March  2020 - DT Decision appealable
01/09/2020Dzmitry Nabokau BLRPresence of a Prohibited Substance (Furosemide) (Article 2.1), Use of a Prohibited Substance (Furosemide) (Article 2.2) - 2 years  ineligibility from 28 October 2019 - DQ results: from 9 September 2019 - DT decision appealable
28/08/2020Philip Cheruiyot KangogoKENPresence of a Prohibited Substance (Higenamine) (Article 2.1) Use of a Prohibited Substance (Article 2.2) - 2 years ineligibility from 31 July 2019 - DQ results: from 28 April 2019 - AIU decision appealable
10/08/2020Vitaliy ShafarUKRUse of a Prohibited Substance / Method (Article 2.2) - ABP case - 3 years and 7 months ineligibility from 31 January 2017 - DQ results: from 17 April 2014 - National decision appealable
05/08/2020Gulcan MingirTURPresence of a Prohibited Substance (DHCMT) (Article 2.1) Re-testing case 2012 Olympic Games - 2 years ineligibility from 3 February 2020 - DQ results: 04 August 2012 to 03 August 2014 - National 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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