30 Jan '15, 4pm

Rita Jeptoo Gets a Two-Year Doping Ban:

Rita Jeptoo Gets a Two-Year Doping Ban:

The reigning Chicago and Boston Marathon champion will be eligible to compete again on Oct. 30, 2016. After the confirmation of a positive “B” sample test for the performance-enhancing drug EPO in December, Athletics Kenya has suspended two-time reigning Chicago and Boston Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo for two years, retroactive to Oct. 30, 2014, according to a report this morning by Reuters . “AK followed due process in her (Rita Jeptoo) matter and it was appropriate that she serves a two-year ban,” AK chief executive Isaac Kamande told the news service. RELATED: Rita Jeptoo Tests Positive For Banned Substance Jeptoo, whose positive “A” sample test was reported on Oct. 31 , asked to have her “B” sample tested, but that result also came back positive . The 33-year-old marathoner, who won the Chicago Marathon for the second straight year last October after annihilating the ...

Full article: http://running.competitor.com/2015/01/news/rita-jeptoo-ge...

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Rita Jeptoo , winner of the Boston and Chicago Marathons in 2013 and 2014, has been given a two-year suspension by her nat...

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Rita Jeptoo , winner of the Boston and Chicago Marathons in 2013 and 2014, has been given a two-year suspension by her nat...

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Rita Jeptoo , winner of the Boston and Chicago Marathons in 2013 and 2014, has been given a two-year suspension by her nat...

This should be a four year ban. #disappointed

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Rita Jeptoo , winner of the Boston and Chicago Marathons in 2013 and 2014, has been given a two-year suspension by her nat...

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