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Asbel Kiprop handed four years ban

Double World 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop has been handed four years ban by International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Disciplinary Tribunal.

The former 1,500m Olympic Games gold medalist was suspended by IAAF’s Athletes Integrity Unit (AIU) in May last year after having tested positive to blood boosting Erythropoietin (EPO) in an out-of-competition test in Iten in November 2017.

Kiprop won the 2008 Beijing Olympics 1500m champion ban has been back-dated from February 3, 2018 but the athlete has another opportunity to appeal at the Courts of Arbitration for Sports (CAS).

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