A French athlete caught by the patrol

According to information from L’Equipe, sprinter Mouhamadou Fall tested positive for a stimulant during the French championships in Albi, eight days after being released for his three anti-doping control violations…

On July 20, Mouhamadou Fall was acquitted even though he faced a two-year suspension for three violations of an anti-doping test, but the third violation was considered void. On July 28, during the French championships in Albi, the 31-year-old French sprinter tested positive for a stimulant! In any case, this is what the newspaper reveals The team this Tuesday evening. Winner of the 100m that day, Fall gave a urine sample, in which octodrine was found, a product often used in medications for nasal decongestion and now in food supplements.

The team also announces that for the moment, the analysis of sample B has not been requested. “It’s the greatest reward after everything that happened,” Fall reacted after his title of French champion. I thoroughly enjoy it, it’s the title that I savor the most. I exploded with joy. We know how we worked this year, it was hard physically, in the mind too. So having this title is awesome. The affair is over, behind me I am a new man, I no longer think about it. I no longer read what people send me, I don’t look at what is written about me. »

Fall competed in the Worlds

Already in the crosshairs, here is Mouhamadou Fall caught by the patrol. The French Anti-Doping Agency announced, after the sprinter’s release, that it was appealing the decision to the Council of State. The native of Val d’Oise was not yet completely out of the woods, but here he was again in trouble. His July release, however, allowed him to participate in the world championships in Budapest, where he finished fourth in his 100m series in 10″19 (his personal best is 10″04) and was unable to compete in the semi-finals. -finals. He also took part in the 4x100m heats (4th place), then in the final (6th place). Since the Worlds in Hungary, Mouhamadou Fall has only competed in one race, a 100m in Rovereto in Italy where he ran in 10″22. This may have been his last race for a long time…

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