London Marathon winner Wilson Kipsang suspended

Kenyan athlete and the two-times London Marathon winner Wilson Kipsang was on Friday provisionally suspended by Athletics Integrity Unit.

Kipsang is accused for whereabouts failure as in article 2.4 of the World Anti-Doping (WADA) code.

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The AIU Code state that athletes have to inform testing authorities of their whereabouts for a one-hour window every day and three failures – not being present at the said time within 12 months – lead to an automatic ban.

Wilson Kipsang

Kipsang made his motherland proud winning the London Berlin, New York and Tokyo marathon.

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He got into the book of records after beating the world record holder Eliud Kipchoge with over 26.2 miles.


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