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Obi Igbokwe has been banned for 30 months over alleged steroid use.
Igbokwe’s sample tested positive for dehydrochlormethyltestosterone (DHCMT) following an out-of-competition test on May 26. DHCMT is a performance-enhancing anabolic steroid.
I respect everyone’s right to their own opinion, all I ask is that those reading take a second to understand the details of the situation and how things work instead of making assumptions. pic.twitter.com/eUeJK1F0DD— Obi Igbokwe (@2R_phantom) April 8, 2021
The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) gave him a 30-month suspension. He provided substantial assistance in the process, so therefore reduced the ban from the standard four-year term.
He will miss the Tokyo Olympic Games.
The 24-year-old Houston, Texas native won a gold medal during the 2019 Doha World Athletics Championships in the mixed 4 x 400m relay.