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Tokyo2020: AFN ASSURES NIGERIANS ON ATHLETES’ PERFORMANCE

Tokyo 2020:AFN ASSURES NIGERIANS ON ATHLETES' PERFORMANCE

-appoints new head of Medical Commission

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria has put in place appropriate measures to comply with Rule 15 of the Anti-Doping Rules of World Athletics.

All the athletes resident in Nigeria and who qualified for the Olympic Games completed the three mandatory tests. Most of the top athletes resident in the USA also completed their tests. However,a  few athletes in the American collegiate system were tested, but those tests were deemed not to have complied with WADA sample collection and analysis standards.

It must be noted that no Nigerian athlete tested positive to prohibited substances. Also to note is that 12 top Nigerian athletes have been cleared and are eligible for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

The AFN bears responsibility for any lapses that may have occurred in the past and reassures Nigerians that our performances will not be negatively impacted.

The President of the AFN, Chief Tonobok Okowa has taken proactive steps to avoid future occurrences by appointing Professor Ken Anugweje as the head of the Medical and Anti- Doping  Commission of the Federation.

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