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19 November 2020, 12pm

Accused of doping contraventions

Sofia Marathon winners suspended

Wizz Air Sofia Marathon
Sun 11 October 2020

The website of Radio Bulgaria reports that both male and female winners of the Sofia Marathon have been suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit for doping contraventions.

Viktoria Khapilina (UKR) and Youssef Sbaai (MAR) both set new course records of 2:27:57 and 2:13:03 respectively in the race held on 11 October.

Their suspensions are subject to confirmation by World Athletics.


1 Youssef SBAAI MAR 2:13:03
2 Radouan NOUINI MAR 2:13:03
3 Mohamed ALI NED 2:16:21
4 Duncan KOECH KEN 2:17:09
5 Uladzislau PRAMAU BLR 2:17:49
1 Viktoriya KHAPILINA UKR 2:27:57
2 Naom JEBET KEN 2:28:41
3 Cynthia KOSGEI KEN 2:32:10
4 Haruka YAMAGUCHI JPN 2:32:49
5 Marta AKENO KEN 2:33:25

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