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Kenyan Runner Renju Gets Five Years Doping Ban

Keneth Kiprop Renju, winner of the Prague half-marathon in April, has been banned for five-year as the latest in a long list of Kenyan athletes suspended for suspected doping. Keneth Kiprop Renju, who is 26-year-old has been banned for the “presence/use of a prohibited substance (Methasterone)”.

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Kenyan Runner Renju Gets Five Years Doping Ban – Key Points

  • A total of 54 Kenyan athletes have been banned for doping including Keneth Kiprop Renju.
  •  The East African country is third on the list by the Athletics Integrity Unit of most athlete suspensions due to doping.
  • Russia tops the list with 87 athletes, and India is second with 62 suspensions.
  • Renju’s ban is backdated to May 13 and all his results since March 20 have been annulled. He also won the Lisbon half-marathon on May 8.
  • Kenya’s athletics reputation is again taking a pummelling after the suspension this year of an unusually large number of long-distance runners.
  • Among the top names suspended are 2021 Boston marathon champion Diana Kipyokei and marathon and mountain racer Mark Kangogo.

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