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2nd Time: Rita Jeptoo Tests Positive for Banned Substance

Daily Nation | Ayumba Ayodi   in 
December 20, 2014

Athlete Rita Jeptoo, this year’s winner of Boston and Chicago marathons, risks being stripped all her titles and being banned for two years after her B sample tests positive of banned substance Erythropoietin (EPO).

In November, her ‘A’ sample tested positive for blood-boosting drug Erythropoietin (EPO).

Athletics Kenya (AK) CEO Isaac Mwangi later released a statement indicating that Jeptoo had said she wanted her ‘B’ sample to be analysed to ascertain the validity of her failed doping test.

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