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Mark Otieno's Emotional Message after Being Suspended From the Tokyo Olympics

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Kenyas 100M sprinter Mark Otieno has claimed he is innocent following his suspension from the Tokyo Olympic games for failing doping Test.

Mark was suspended on Saturday 31 july just hours before he was expected to participate in the preliminaries.

In an emotional statement via his Twitter account Otieno has maintained that he would never engage in any activity that would jeopardize his career and that of his team mates.

“My integrity as an athlete and individual is paramount to me and I hold in great honour the opportunity I have been given to represent my country on this global stage, as I have done many times in the past. As such I would never engage in any activity that would jeopardize me or my teammates,” read a section of Otieno’s message.

Otieno says he has requested for a sample B analysis and he is hopeful to clear his name and continue with his career. 

The sprinter who boast of a personal best time of 10.05 over the distance and Kenyans had placed high Hope’s on him yesterday match.

Otieno faces been banned from ever participating in the Olympics if he is found guilty of doping.

Below is the rest of his message. 

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