Lagat tests positive

Kenyan Alex lagat has tested positive for the use of prohibited substances in sports during Tychy half marathon in China.

Lagat tested positive for Triamcinolone result from the anti-doping control during the Tychy Half Marathon where he finished second on September 3rd this year.

Tychy Half Marathon became part of the Silesian Anti-Doping Initiative program where Triamcinolone is a glucocorticosteroid, that is prohibited in sports, a drug used for therapeutic purposes.

Lagat was caught using triamcinolone, the same drug for which Diana Kipyokei (winner of the Boston Marathon 2021) was disqualified for 6 years.

Interestingly, Alex Lagat, after finishing the Tychy Half Marathon, during which he had a positive anti-doping test, started a tour around Europe

He took part in races in Croatia, the Czech Republic, and Bosnia and Herzegovina, among others.

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