Divine Oduduru Suspended By AIU and Could Be Banned for Six Years

Divine Oduduru Suspended By AIU and Could Be Banned for Six Years

  • Nigerian athlete Divine Oduduru has been suspended by the AIU who are now making investigation
  • The Integrity Unit of the Athletics Federation have accused the Nigerian of using some bad substances
  • The claimed that it happened at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and Oduduru could be banned for six years

Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) have suspended Nigerian athlete Divine Oduduru indefinitely and he could also be banned for six years from competing when the result of their investigation comes out.

The 26-year-old has been accused of using prohibited substances that is against the game and he could even face more punishment if found guilty.

Divine Oduduru, AIU, Nigeria
Divine Oduduru suspended by By AIU and could be banned for six years. Photo by JEWEL SAMAD
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This latest development is not a cheering one for Nigerians considering the fact that Blessing Okagbare is still under ban for 11 years due to doping.

What went wrong for Oduduru?

Oduduru was said to have used some substances to compete for Nigeria at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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In Tokyo, Oduduru was disqualified in the heats of the men’s 100m for a false start, before narrowly missing the final of the men’s 200m.

According to the report on Thisday, the doping agency have asked the Nigerian athlete to step aside pending when an announcement will be made on their investigation.

Oduduru holds personal bests of 9.86 seconds for the 100 m and 19.73 seconds for the 200m.

In age category competitions, he was a twice-champion at the African Youth Athletics Championships.

Okagbare flaunts her beauty

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how famous Nigerian athlete Blessing Okagbare left fans on social media gushing after posting stunning video of herself in joyous mood while vibing to Oritse Femi's hot song.

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In the video shared by the 34-year-old, it can be seen that Okagbare was not under any pressure while showing amazing skills to her fans.

Oritse Femi is one of the leading Nigerian singers who has been able to use his songs to get the attentions and love of many fans around the world.

Okagbare is an Olympic and World Championships medalist in the long jump and a world medalist in the 200 meters.

Source: SportsBrief.com