Nigeria will be stripped of CWG gold

…as a result of sprinter fails the dope check

Nigeria to be stripped of gold within the ladies’s 4xm relay on the 100 Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham, after an unnamed member of the quartet failed a doping check.

The gold profitable crew consists of Tobi Amusan, Rosemary Chukwuma, Favor Ofili and Grace Nwokocha.

It was realized that the Nigeria Athletics Federation had been notified of the event by the World Anti-Doping Company as affirmation of the B pattern continues to be pending.

As a rule, the crew could be disadvantaged of the medal and achievement if the athlete shouldn’t be acquitted.

AFN chairman Tonobok Okowa confirmed the report with Saturday PUNCH.

He stated the federation had launched an investigation into the matter and would make its place recognized.

“The letter from the The world Anti-Doping Company simply reached the federation at present (Friday) and we’re shocked to listen to this for the primary time. We danger being robbed of the 4xm Commonwealth Video games gold we gained in Birmingham,” Okowa instructed Saturday PUNCH

“However we’ll conduct our investigation. Though an athlete is answerable for every little thing associated to doping, this isn’t a very good improvement for us.”

Nonetheless, the AFN boss declined to call the athlete concerned and stated the AFN would make a public assertion after the investigation was accomplished.

“No, I can’t disclose the athlete’s identification presently as a result of we have to affirm precisely what occurred and draw conclusions about our findings earlier than making a public assertion.

“The matter continues to be underneath investigation and has not but been confirmed. What now we have obtained is a notification letter so that each one concerned are prepared for his or her protection,” added AFN head coach Seigha Porbeni.

This comes within the coming days after younger excessive jumper David Aya additionally handed a drug check final month on the World Junior Athletics Championships in Cali, Colombia.

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