Kenyan Marathon Star Cherono Banned 7 Years for Doping Violation

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Kenyan marathon runner Lawrence Cherono has been banned for seven years by the Athletics Integrity Unit after testing positive for the banned substance trimetazidine, which is classified as a metabolic modulator and can have performance-enhancing effects.

The 35-year-old Cherono, a two-time major marathon winner and one of the fastest marathon runners of all time, was found to have violated anti-doping rules, marking the latest in a series of doping violations that have cast a shadow over Kenyan athletics.


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