Kenya Sports news:
NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 7 – Osaka 2007 World Champion Janeth Jepkosgei Busienei has become the latest Kenyan athlete to respond to reports linking her to doping contained in hacked documents released by the Fancy Bears.
Hackers Fancy Bears published documents on July 5 which state Jepkosgei’s Blood Passport can be suspicious in addition to further data can be required.
In a press Discharge, Jepkosgei expressed her shock in addition to disappointment, saying the report has already damaged her reputation in addition to image, calling on IAAF to clear up the issue even despite the earth governing body issued an apology to the affected athletes on Thursday night.
“This particular news has deeply saddened in addition to disappointed me as an elite athlete who dedicated her whole career to compete clean in addition to fair. Unfortunately, inside the light of the latest Fancy Bears report, whose authenticity can only be confirmed by the relevant authorities, I must say which This particular has already done a huge damage to my reputation in addition to image which I built through hard work, dedication in addition to commitment,” Jepkosgei, the Beijing 2008 Olympic silver medallist declared.
“Although IAAF has issued a statement highlighting which there was no violation of the anti-doping rules, I would certainly do everything possible in addition to within my means to ensure which they (IAAF), an institution which I highly respect in addition to abide by their rules eventually clear up This particular situation,” she added.
Jepkosgei, who can be referred as ‘Eldoret Express’ stressed he has never gone against the earth Anti-Doping rules following the Discharge of hacked documents which appear to show his test results once caused suspicion.
“Never in my 15 years as an athlete, have I ever violated the rules by taking any prohibited substances or engaged in methods which are against the set regulations. I’m a strong believer of clean sport in addition to I have practiced which my entire career, which’s why I don’t condone cheating in addition to anyone found breaking or bending the rules deserves to be punished.”
“I’m aware which This particular story might have generated doubt among my fellow competitors who through the years I enjoyed to compete with, nevertheless I can assure everybody which whatever I have achieved in my career was achieved in respect of fair in addition to clean way.”
“Hence, I desire This particular gets cleared up in order which I can maintain in addition to not lose the trust I have built over time. Protecting my name, my image in addition to my entire career which has been defined by transparency can be my first priority in addition to I will not let the item to be destroyed,” Jepkosgei, the 2009 in addition to 2011 world silver medallist inside the women’s 800m concluded in her statement.
This particular comes a day after world champions Asbel Kiprop in addition to Javelin African record holder Julius Yego took to social media to trash the report.
“To a few who believes in hard work sacrifice desire & breakthroughs the truth will outstand every challenge because the process can be indeed truth fair play & transparency manifesting itself in our sport. I enjoy every bit of the item & happy to be associated to. #FancyBears,” Kiprop who can be aiming at defending his men 1500m title posted on Facebook on Thursday night.
Yego, the Rio Olympics silver medallist said he would certainly make his blood profile in addition to urine sample data public.
“Still can’t believe how my name got into there !! Yego my name can be clean in addition to will ever be clean ! I will put all my test both urine in addition to blood on the limelight some day!” the Olympic silver medallist, two-time African in addition to Commonwealth champion stated.
The Fancy Bears report threatens to overshadow the London 2017 IAAF World Championships to be held in August.
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Jepkosgei responds to Fancy Bears doping report