Chijindu Ujah is suspected of using illegal actions. The athlete ran in the 4×100-meter relay, which won the silver medal at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The 27-year-old has been provisionally suspended by the AIU. Now sample b will be checked.
Chijindu Ujah He is one of four athletes who tested positive for the illegal procedure. Earlier, it was reported that 1500-meter Moroccan Sadiq Mikho, Georgian rifleman Benick Abramian and Kenyan sprinter Mark Otieno Odiambo, were stopped.
As reported by the AIU (Athletics Safety Unit – an independent international organization founded to combat doping, among others), substances were found in Ujah’s body that may indicate the use of anabolic and androgenic steroids.
Tokyo 2020: Chijindu Ujah on steroids? Britain could lose a medal
If the B sample confirms this, Ujah will lose not only the silver medal, but his relay teammates: Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, Richard Kilty and Zharnel Hughes. In this case, Canada will “jump” to second place, and bronze will go to the Chinese. The Italians won.
The Tokyo Games ended on August 8. The Poles won 14 medals, including nine athletes. The men’s white and red 4x100m relay did not qualify.
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