Divine Oduduru banned for committing two doping violations: Divine Oduduru, a sprinter from Nigeria, was banned for six years after he committed two doping offences. Enoughinfo.com
The choice was made public on Thursday by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). There was “overwhelming evidence” against him, according to AIU.
The offences included trying to utilise a forbidden drug or procedure and possessing prohibited materials.
Oduduru’s case was connected to that of Blessing Okagbare, a teammate who was doped in 2022 and given an 11-year suspension. Why I converted from Islam to Christianity – Singer, Khaid
Oduduru, however, insisted on his innocence all through the inquiry.
The 27-year-old, whose best time in the 100 metres is 9.86 seconds, was eliminated in the Tokyo 100 metres heats but advanced to the 200 metres semi-finals.
The 2014 World Junior Athletics Championships saw him win silver in the 200 metres.