BREAKING NEWS: Charges against Salwa Eid Naser dismissed, athlete escapes ban

By October 20, 2020

Charges of missing three drug tests within a 12-month period against Bahrain’s Salwa Eid Naser have been dismissed by an Independent Panel administered by Sport Resolutions in the United Kingdom.

The decision came after the tribunal dismissed a missed test after the tester knocked on a storage unit door rather than her apartment.

Naser was provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit on June 5, for missing three drug tests prior to her participation in the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha Qatar where she won gold in the 400m in 48.14s the third fastest time in history.

The athlete was pleased about the outcome.

"Ms. Naser is, of course, extremely happy with the outcome. As one can imagine, this has been quite the ordeal for her and she can now put this behind her and focus on her training," said her representative Dr Emir Crowne.

 

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