Simon Magakwe suspended for doping

Johannesburg

NEWS

April 16 th, 2015

SA’s best sprinter, Simon Magakwe, was suspended following his refusal to take a drug test. Magakwe will miss the 2016 Olympic Games, according to the SA Athletics Federation on Wednesday. Magakwe (28) refused a drug test in December and has been banned for two years from international competition. The former African 100m champion did not appeal the sanction, which is valid until January 2017. Magakwe will not therefore participate in the 2015World Championship in Beijing or the Olympic games in Rio de Jeneiro.

 

Anjaka R.

 

 


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