News : Yator, the last athlete to stain Kenya with the doping scourge


News :

Yator, the last athlete to stain Kenya with the doping scourge


Yator, in an image competing with his compatriot Kipchoge

Kenyan marathoner Vincent Kipsegechi Yator He has been suspended for four years after testing positive for doping last October, as reported by the Athletics Integrity Unit. Yator, 30, represented his country at the Commonwealth Games and African Championships in 2010. He joins the previously announced Kipsang or Kiptum in this dark shadow behind Kenyan athletics.

The corridor violated anti-doping regulations in a test conducted on July 7 that revealed testosterone metabolites in his body and has also been investigated for the illegal use of other doping products.

Positive after achieving personal brand in Australia

The athlete alleged that these prohibited products came from the medication he was receiving after suffering a traffic accident in 2018. His positive came after having set a personal record in the Australian Gold Coast race., with a time of 2:09:59.

The suspension takes effect from October 1 and will run until the same date in 2023.

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