Doping sinners Kipsang: This is not my end

To his suspension for four years because of four missed Doping controls, the Marathon has reacted-Champion Wilson Kipsang with angry accusations. The Integrity

Doping sinners Kipsang: This is not my end

To his suspension for four years because of four missed Doping controls, the Marathon has reacted-Champion Wilson Kipsang with angry accusations. The Integrity Unit of the world athletics Federation World Athletics (Aiu) before he threw in racism and the attempt to cause damage to Kenyan athletes. The Kenyan Association he had to be behind the lock and to practice with her revenge for Kipsangs establishment of a professional representation of Kenyan runners.

Michael Reinsch

a correspondent for sports in Berlin.

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The Swedish judge Conny Jörneklint, by the Aiu with the case, instructed, justified the barring of three missed Tests and an incorrect address within one year. The of Kipsang and his witnesses, including his wife, given excuses proved in two cases, wrong. Once the 38-year-old Kipsang said that he could not be due to a landslide, triggered by a thunderstorm, in time to home, as there a Doping control should take place. Another time he got stuck in a traffic jam that had been caused by a fallen truck.

The court was able to find for both incidents, no confirmation. Neither were there records to bad weather at the specified location at the specified time, the police had logged on the day in question the accident of a truck and a resultant traffic incident. A proof of the submitted photo had been taken, as research showed, three months after the alleged accident.

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test "The Athlete has shown to be fraudulent and fraudulent behavior, he gave the Aiu has deliberately provided incorrect and misleading information in an attempt to hinder the investigation of his Declaration, and to prevent delay and/or a normal process, in particular the determination of a missed test, to", - stated in the judgment of the Aiu. The establishment of the independent integrity unit prevents the Association of self – charged hard through the straight, in Paris, negotiated the corruption case of the former President Lamine Diack – over lock or acquittal of his best athletes to decide. Kipsang can and wants to challenge the lock in front of the Supreme court of arbitration for sport (Cas) in Lausanne.

Kipsangs conspiracy theory

"This is not my end," said Kipsang at a press conference on Saturday in Iten. "Four years is just a number, but this is not normal. (Other) people have been doped for years and for four years have been locked. I had an accident, had to go to the hospital and was then closed for four years. That's not fair. I'll be back soon.“ According to Reports from Kenya Kipsang broke the press conference because he was emotionally overwhelmed. The 38-Year-old trained according to their own assessment twice a day.

Kipsang has won the Marathons in London (twice), Berlin, New York and Tokyo, and was to this distance, third in the London 2012 Olympic games. In his victory of 2013, he is the former world record of 2:03,23 hours. His best time of 2:03,13, three years later, in Berlin run (Second behind Kenenisa Bekele), is the sixth-best Marathon time of the story.

Updated Date: 05 July 2020, 13:19

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