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Eritrean Runner Petro Mamu Stripped of World Championship Title for Doping

Doping Conviction for Petro Mamu, 2017 World Long Distance Mountain Running Champion

Petro Mamu tested positive for a banned asthma medication at two world championships this summer, and his title has been revoked. He was slapped with a nine-month ban starting on 19 September 2017 after admitting to the findings and co-operating with the IAAF.

BY ARIELLA GINTZLER | TRAIL RUNNER

On September 27, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced that 2017 World Long Distance Mountain Running Champion Petro Mamu used banned performance-enhancing drugs (PED) in competition. Continue reading Eritrean Runner Petro Mamu Stripped of World Championship Title for Doping