News : They stop the athlete Ghafoor (with a minimum for the World Cup in Doha) with 50 kilos of drugs


News :

They stop the athlete Ghafoor (with a minimum for the World Cup in Doha) with 50 kilos of drugs


Ghafoor, during the Birmingham / EFE Indoor Track World Cups
Ghafoor, during the Birmingham / EFE Indoor Track World Cups

Surprise in the world of athletics. The dutch athlete Madiea Ghafoor It was arrested carrying 50 kilos of drugs in his vehicle, the equivalent in the market to two million euros. Ghafoor has been held in Kleve (Germany) since June 18 and the prosecutor filed the charges against her on July 19.

The dutch has the minimum for the Doha World Cup in the 4 × 400 relay and until now he had not transcended his detention (Duisburg customs had made the arrest official, but had not provided the name of the above). Ghafoor was traveling alone and in the car large amounts of methamphetamine and ecstasy were found. Apparently, the authorities stopped the 26-year-old athlete in a routine check and she said to go to a concentration and not take anything out of the ordinary with her. When he opened the trunk, the police found 25 aluminum and plastic bags and was arrested on the spot.

The Dutch Federation, dismayed

The sprinter had qualified with the 4 × 400m Dutch relay in May for the World Championships in Doha. After the Diamond League meeting in Rabat on June 16, she was missing from the map. “We are in shock. If these accusations are correct, they can mean the end of his sports career, ”said Ad Roskam, technical director of the Dutch Athletics Federation.

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