CJ Ujah: British Olympic sprinter’s second sample tests positive for banned substances | UK News



A backup sample taken from British Olympic sprinter CJ Ujah has also tested positive for banned substances.  

The athlete won silver in Tokyo with the 4x100m relay team of Zharnel Hughes, Richard Kilty and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake – each of them could lose their Olympic medals.

The whole team face disqualification
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The whole team, CJ Ujah, Zharnel Hughes, Richard Kilty and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, face disqualification

Ujah will face a hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s Anti-Doping Division to give the athlete a chance to respond to the results.

The International Testing Agency confirmed that the B sample analysis was carried out after the athlete had requested the second test.

Ujah’s first sample, taken after competing in Tokyo, was found to have two prohibited muscle building substances known as Ostarine and S-23.

The competition rules are clear on the sanctions Ujah and his relay team could face: “Where the athlete who…



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