Provisional Suspensions In Force

A Provisional Suspension is when an Athlete or other Person is suspended temporarily from participating in any competition or activity in Athletics prior to a final decision at a hearing conducted under the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules or the Integrity Code of Conduct.

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In this section of the site, we list the Provisional Suspensions currently in force. Some of these cases remain under investigation, while others are the subject of a notice of charge and so will also appear on the list of Pending First Instance cases.

In doping cases, a Provisional Suspension is mandatory under the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules following an adverse analytical finding for any non-specified substance on the Prohibited List.  

A Provisional Suspension may be imposed in other doping cases depending on the nature and circumstances of the case in question.

A Provisional Suspension imposed in a non-doping case does not in any way abrogate the presumption of innocence and it is not an early determination of guilt. Rather, it is an order made on a precautionary basis to safeguard the interests of the sport.

Last updated on 12 September 2022

- Bold, Italic Text identifies entries that have been added or updated on the date above.

DateRespondentNAT
Details
Status
07/09/2022Ahmed AbdelwahedITAPresence/Use of Prohibited Substance (Meldonium) (Article 2.1 and Article 2.2)Notice of Allegation Issued
02/09/2022Nzubechi Grace NwokochaNGRPresence/Use of Prohibited Substances (Ostarine & Ligandrol) (Article 2.1 and Article 2.2)Notice of Provisional Suspension Issued
01/08/2022Michael Kunyuga NjengaKENPresence/Use of a Prohibited Substance (Norandrosterone) (Article 2.1 and Article 2.2)Notice of Allegation Issued
20/07/2022Maiyo Johnstone KibetKENPresence/Use of a Prohibited Substance (EPO) (Article 2.1 and Article 2.2)Notice of Allegation Issued
16/07/2022Randolph RossUSATampering or Attempted Tampering with any part of Doping Control by an Athlete (Article 2.5)Notice of Allegation Issued
16/07/2022Lawrence CheronoKENPresence/Use of a Prohibited Substance (Trimetazidine) (Article 2.1 and Article 2.2)Notice of Allegation Issued
08/07/2022Philemon Kacheran LokediKENPresence/Use of a Prohibited Substance (exogenous Testosterone) (Article 2.1 and Article 2.2)Notice of Allegation Issued
12/07/2022Nijel AmosBOTPresence/Use of a Prohibited Substance (GW1516)Notice of Allegation Issued
18/03/2022Eglay Nafuna NalyanyaKENPresence/Use of a Prohibited Substance (Norandrosterone)Referred to DT
29/03/2022Kamalpreet KaurINDPresence/Use of a Prohibited Substance (Stanozolol) (Article 2.1 and Article 2.2)Notice of Allegation Issued
18/08/2021El Hassan El Abbassi
BRNPresence/Use of a Prohibited Method (Blood Transfusion) (Article 2.1 and Article 2.2)Notice of Allegation Issued
12/08/2021Chijindu UjahGBRPresence/Use of a Prohibited Substance (Ostarine and S-23) (Article 2.1 and Article 2.2)Notice of Charge Issued
08/08/2021Sadik MikhouBRNPresence/Use of a Prohibited Method (Blood Transfusion) (Article 2.1 and Article 2.2)Notice of Charge Issued
16/07/2021Danah HusseinIRQPresence/Use of a Prohibited Substance (Stanozolol and Clenbuterol) (Article 2.1 and Article 2.2)Notice of Allegation Issued
31/07/2021Mark Otieno OdhiamboKENPresence/Use of a Prohibited Substance (Methasterone) (Article 2.1 and Article 2.2)Referred to DT
12/07/2017Frank FredericksNAMBreach of Integrity Standards under 
Article 7 (Conduct likely to tarnish the reputation of the IAAF/ bring the sport into disrepute), 
Article 8 (Nominal gifts only),
Article 10 (No concealed remuneration, commission or benefit) of the IAAF Code of Ethics 2003-2012
On-going investigation