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Turkish Athletics Federation puts two year-ban on Yanit

28 August 2013 11:41 (Last updated 28 August 2013 11:42)

TAF Disciplinary Board banned European champion Nevin Yanit from competitions for two years, for doping


Turkish Athletics Federation's (TAF) Disciplinary Board banned Nevin Yanit, European champion and Turkish female sprinter, from competitons for two years, justifying that she was proved to be positive in use of banned performance-enhancing drugs.

Issuing a statement on its official website, the Turkish Athletics Federation said the result of the urine sample taken from Nevin Yanit during the P.S.D Bank compettiton in Dusseldorf on February 8, 2013 confirmed usage of banned performance-enhancing drugs. 

Turkish National Olympics Committee's Counter-Doping Commission ruled to punish Yanit with a two-year ban from competitions.