Tobi Amusan drop out in AFN world championship

World record holder in the 100m hurdles Tobi Amusan was not listed in the AFN athletes world championship, due to charges against her by Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for missing three doping tests.

The Athletic Federation of Nigeria (AFN) on Tuesday released Nigeria’s squad list for the 2023 World Athletics Championship in Budapest, Hungary.

According to a release from the athletic body, This year’s Championship will hold from 19 to 27 August.

Notable Nigerian male athletes like Itshekiri Usheoritshe, Ashe Favour, Seye Ogunlewe, Alaba Akintola, Fakorede Adekalu, Karlington Anunagba, and Enekwechi Chukwuebuka (shot put) were listed.

Recall that the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) had handed Amusan a provisional suspension for allegedly missing drug tests.

AIU announced the sanction in a statement on its Twitter handle last month, saying the Nigerian superstar was suspended for three whereabouts failures.

Ese Brume, George Patience Okon, Success Umukoro, Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma and Ruth Usoro are all part of the list.

Others are Deborah Oke, Imaobong Uko, Nse Uko and Pamela Amaechi.

Notable Nigerian male athletes like Itshekiri Usheoritshe, Ashe Favour, Seye Ogunlewe, Alaba Akintola, Fakorede Adekalu, Karlington Anunagba, and Enekwechi Chukwuebuka (Shot Put) were also listed for the competition.

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