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4-time Asian champion runner tests positive for steroid

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MONACO - Four-time Asian Games champion Kemi Adekoya has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for an anabolic steroid.
The Athletics Integrity Unit said Monday a “notice of allegation” was sent to Adekoya, a Nigerian-born runner who switched allegiance to Bahrain.
The AIU said on its website the 25-year-old Adekoya tested positive for stanozolol - the steroid sprinter Ben Johnson used at the 1988 Seoul Olympics - in November.
Last August at the Asian Games, she took gold in the 400-meter hurdles and 4×400 mixed relay.
Adekoya switched to Bahrain before the 2014 Asian Games...
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