AIU appeals to CAS after Naser case dropped

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AIU appeals to CAS after Naser case dropped


The Athletics Integrity Unit introduced on Thursday that it had appealed to the Court docket of Arbitration for Sport after the anti-doping fees towards world 400 metre champion Salwa Eid Naser have been dropped.

Naser was charged with breaking whereabouts guidelines and provisionally suspended in June, however was cleared final month by World Athletics’ Disciplinary Tribunal.

“The AIU has submitted an enchantment to the Court docket of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) towards the Disciplinary Tribunal’s resolution to dismiss the fees towards Salwa Eid Naser (BRN) for Whereabouts failures,” the AIU mentioned in a press release.

The AIU charged the Nigerian-born runner with 4 alleged ‘whereabouts’ failures which included three missed checks between March 2019 and January this 12 months.

However the Disciplinary Tribunal dominated that a kind of, on April 12, 2019, “can’t be confirmed” as a missed check by the athlete, which means Naser had not missed three checks inside 12 months which is required to show an anti-doping violation.

Naser, who improved by one second a season from 2016-19, surprised athletics when she powered to the third-fastest 400m in historical past to take the world title in Doha final 12 months.

Her time of 48.14 seconds was solely behind runs by East German Marita Koch and former Czech runner Jarmila Kratochvilova within the Nineteen Eighties.

The AIU is the impartial anti-doping watchdog for observe and area, arrange in 2017.



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