Olympic silver medalist Eunice Kirwa suspended for doping

Olympic silver medalist Eunice Kirwa suspended for doping

Bahrain’s Olympic women’s marathon silver medallist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement. Kenyan-born Kirwa, who switched allegiance to Bahrain in 2013 and finished second at the Rio Olympics in 2016, tested positive for erythropoietin (EPO), a banned blood-boosting hormone that improves endurance. “The AIU confirms (a)…

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