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Famous Kenyan Athlete Suspended From Participating in Any Competition For Alleged Doping

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It is a sad afternoon to Kenyan athlete Mark Otieno following the athletic's organization decision .The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has today suspended former 100m national record holder Mark Otieno.Otieno is one of the four athletes who were alleged to have violated the anti-dopings rules.This was after tests carried out by the International Testing Agency during the just concluded Olympics were found positive for Methasterone.

Methasterone is a prohibited substance and is considered an Anabolic Androgenic Steroids (AAS).Athletees are prohibited from using any substances with the intention of enhancing their field performance .His suspension is to allow The Athletic Integrity Unit (AIU) to begin disciplinary actions against the Kenyan sprinter.

According to AIU,the sprinter also tested positive in another sample that was collected on June 24 by the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK).The good news is that Mark Otieno's suspension is temporary and there's chance to save his career.

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