04 APR 2007 General News

Court of Arbitration for Sport - Christine Ohuruogu decision

The IAAF has noted the outcome of the Christine Ohuruogu case before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).  The CAS Panel held, as contended by the IAAF, that

i) the athlete had committed a doping violation of 3 missed tests; and

ii) that the IAAF’s 1-year sanction for three missed test is proportional as a matter of law. 

The athlete was provisionally suspended on 6 August 2006, the athlete is banned accordingly until 5 August 2007

Further information including the full text of the decision can be found on the CAS website

www.tas-cas.org