29 Feb '16, 7pm

Abeba Aregawi tests postive for banned substance

Abeba Aregawi tests postive for banned substance

Abeba Aregawi tests positive for banned substance by Athletics Weekly February 29, 2016 IAAF confirms that a prohibited substance was detected in a sample taken from the 2013 world 1500m champion Abeba Aregawi has tested positive for a banned substance, the IAAF has confirmed. The 2013 world 1500m champion is said to have “voluntarily withdrawn” from competition and requested analysis of her B sample. The IAAF states that a laboratory report indicated the presence of a prohibited substance in a urine sample collected out-of-competition, but did not confirm when the sample was taken. The world governing body also did not state which prohibited substance had been detected. As well as her 2013 world gold, Aregawi won the world indoor 1500m title in 2014 and also claimed European silver in Zurich that year. In 2013 she won the European indoor title in Gothenburg. The 25-year-o...

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