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Kenya To Get Blood Testing Center | Runner's World & Running Times

Kenya To Get Blood Testing Center | Runner's World & Running Times

As Kiplagat observes, blood tests conducted in Eldoret could mean “we shall have biological passports for every athlete in Kenya and Ethiopia.” The “passports” can, through a series of tests, detect significant changes in an athlete’s blood chemistry, indicating the use of performance-enhancing substances. Along with the establishment of the blood testing center, Kiplagat expects a lab to be set up in Eldoret, where there is a high concentration of top Kenyan and visiting runners, or in the capital city of Nairobi to analyze the test results. At present, tests samples are sent to Germany or South Africa for analysis.

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/elite-runners/kenya-get-blood...

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