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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT Press Release

Olympic Coach Banned For Five Years For Violating Integrity Code

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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT Press Release

Katir Banned For ‘Whereabouts Failures’

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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT Press Release

AIU Bans Santos And Disqualifies His ‘World Junior’ Title

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AIU Co-Hosts Collaborative Session To Strengthen Anti-Doping Intelligence And Investigations

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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
21/02/2024Victoriya SudarušhkinaRUSUse of a Prohibited Substance/Method (Article 2.2) McLaren and LIMS evidence
16/02/2024Mohamed KatirESPWhereabouts Failures (Article 2.4) 
16/02/2024Zita KosacLTUPresence/Use of a Prohibited Substance (Oxymetholone) (Article 2.1 and Article 2.2)
12/02/2024Charles Karanja KamauKENPresence/Use of a Prohibited Substance (Testosterone) (Article 2.1 and Article 2.2)
13/02/2024Kumari (K.M.) RachnaINDPresence/Use of a Prohibited Substance (Stanozolol, Metandienone, DHCMT, Clenbuterol) (Article 2.1 and Article 2.2) (2nd ADRV)

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

The 2022 Testing figures are comparable with the pre-pandemic levels. It was a World Championships year, with more than 10,000 doping-control samples collected and more than 14,500 analyses performed in total.

*The figures below only reflect the testing activities carried out by the AIU.

2022 KEY FACTS AND FIGURES

10,686

Samples collected

13,769

Analysis completed

136

Samples collected from athletes belonging to number of countries

302

Competitions sanctioned by World Athletics where samples were collected

2,779

Athletes provided samples

839

Elite Athletes on the World Athletics Testing Pool, including Road Running Registered Testing Pool.

3,572

Samples collected Out-of-Competition

7,114

Samples collected In-Competition

4,913

Blood samples collected

5,773

Urine samples collected

47%

Percentage of samples collected from female athletes

53%

Percentage of samples collected from male athletes

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DISTRIBUTION OF SAMPLES COLLECTED BY AREA ASSOCIATIONS

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DISTRIBUTION OF SAMPLES COLLECTED BY DISCIPLINES

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