Nigerian 100m hurdles world report holder Tobi Amusan has vowed to “combat” after being charged with lacking three doping checks.
The 26-year-old will miss the World Athletics Championships in Budapest subsequent month if the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) upholds the cost.
The double Commonwealth Video games gold medallist denies taking performance-enhancing substances.
“I’m a clear athlete,” Amusan wrote on Instagram.
“I’m frequently (possibly greater than the standard) examined by the AIU.
“I’ve religion that this will probably be resolved in my favour and that I will probably be competing on the world championships in August.”
Amusan set a brand new world report in 100m hurdles on the World Championships in Eugene, Oregon in July 2022, crossing the road in 12.12 seconds.
Athletics works to a ‘three strikes’ rule and it’s alleged Amusan missed that variety of doping checks within the house of 12 months.
World Athletics’ anti-doping guidelines state any athlete failing to declare their whereabouts for a doping take a look at on three events over a 12-month interval is ineligible to compete for 2 years, topic to a discount to a minimal of 1 12 months relying on the diploma of fault.
“I intend to combat these costs and my case will probably be determined by a tribunal of three referees earlier than the beginning of the World Championships subsequent month,” Amusan added.
Amusan received the Diamond League meet in Silesia on Sunday, her second win within the sequence this season after a victory in Stockholm.
The World Athletics Championships will probably be held within the Hungarian capital from 19-27 August.