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BREAKING: Another Nigerian Athlete fails Doping Test, banned for 3 years [PHOTO]

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has banned Para athletics athlete, Ifeanyichukwu Christian Madubuike for a period of three years for committing an anti-doping rule violation (ADRV).

It was gathered that Madubuike, who won a silver and gold medal at the Nigeria National Sports Festival and three gold medals at the 2019 Grand Prix in Tunis, tested postiive for a Prohibited Substance in urine samples.

The substance was Metenolone and its metabolites.

The substance is included on the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) 2021 Prohibited List under the class S1.1 Anabolic Androgenic Steroids.

Madubuike will be ineligible for competition for three years from 23 April 2021 to 22 April 2024. The results obtained by the athlete from the date the samples were collected will also be disqualified, with all resulting consequences, including forfeiture of any medals, points and prizes.

Madubuike’s Ban is coming a few months after Popular Nigerian Female Athlete, Blessing Okagbare’s career was ended after she tested positive to performance enhancement drugs. She was banned for 10 years.

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