US sprinter Obi Igbokwe accepts 30-month suspension after testing optimistic to be used of anabolic steroids

US sprinter Obi Igbokwe accepts 30-month suspension after testing optimistic to be used of anabolic steroids

The 24-year-old examined optimistic in an out-of competitors take a look at on 26 Might, 2020, for a metabolite of dehydrochlormethyltestosterone (DHCMT or oral turinabol), USADA stated.

US sprinter Obi Igbokwe accepts 30-month suspension after testing positive for use of anabolic steroids

File picture of Obi Igbokwe (R). AFP

Los Angeles: Obi Igbokwe, who received combined relay gold on the 2019 athletics World Championships in Doha, has accepted a 30-month suspension after testing optimistic for an anabolic steroid, the US Anti-Doping Company stated Thursday.

The 24-year-old examined optimistic in an out-of competitors take a look at on 26 Might, 2020, for a metabolite of dehydrochlormethyltestosterone (DHCMT or oral turinabol), USADA stated.

“After contemplating the case, together with the substantial help that Igbokwe supplied, USADA decided {that a} 30-month sanction was applicable,” the company stated in an announcement.

Igbokwe’s interval of ineligibility is dated from 26 Might, 2020 and can conclude in November of 2022 — ruling out a bid to qualify for the pandemic-postponed Tokyo Olympics.

Igbokwe ran the anchor leg for america within the heats of the 4x400m combined males’s and ladies’s relay on the World Championships in Doha, however didn’t run within the ultimate.

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