Brazilian pole vaulter Thiago Braz, the 2016 Olympic champion, has been provisionally banned by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for a doping offence.
The AIU, an unbiased physique, introduced the choice for the presence or use of prohibited substance ostarine.
Ostarine has related results to testosterone and isn’t authorised for human consumption in any nation.
The 29-year-old additionally received bronze in Tokyo 2020.
He will likely be suspended from any exercise in athletics till a remaining choice at a listening to performed below the World Athletics Anti-Doping guidelines or the Integrity Code of Conduct.
Braz has not but commented on the AIU’s choice.
The upcoming World Athletics Championships happen from 19-27 August.