Olympic gold winner Jemima Sumgong tests EPO positive
IAAF inspectors turned up unannounced in Kenya to carry out the out of competition test.
— India Today (@IndiaToday) April 7, 2017
“The IAAF can confirm that an anti-doping rule violation case concerning Jemima Sumgong (Kenya) has commenced this week,” the International Association of Athletics Federations said in a statement.
The analysis is part of an enhanced testing programme targeting elite marathon runners.
— FloTrack (@FloTrack) April 7, 2017
The case will be seen by observers as evidence of how the IAAF is making progress in the region after previous official criticism of anti-doping regimes in Kenya and Ethiopia.