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Ruth Jebet: Olympic champion amongst 120 doping circumstances revealed by Athletics Integrity Unit

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Ruth Jebet: Olympic champion amongst 120 doping circumstances revealed by Athletics Integrity Unit

Ruth Jebet gained steeplechase gold at Rio 2016 – changing into the primary Bahraini athlete to win an Olympic title

Steeplechase Olympic champion and world file holder Ruth Jebet is amongst greater than 100 athletes and coaches dealing with disciplinary motion for alleged doping offences.

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has launched particulars of 120 circumstances to guard the game’s “integrity and popularity” and for elevated “transparency”.

Some 85 of the circumstances contain Olympic and World Championships medallists.

Virtually half (47.5%) contain Russians.

In March, the Guardian reported that Jebet had tested positive