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South African, Lebogang Shange, has had his doping ban held up by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). He will not be competing in the Olympics due to a positive doping test for anabolic steroids.
The racewalker tested positive for trenbolone, a steroid used to promote muscle growth in cattle.
CAS upholds AIU charges and bans South African race walker Lebogang Shange for 4 years for the presence & use of a Prohibited Substance, Trenbolone, a violation of @worldathletics Anti-Doping Rules.— Athletics Integrity Unit (@aiu_athletics) July 23, 2021
His ban will include the 2024 Olympics as well. Results will be annulled going back two years.
Shange is a 20K racewalk specialist and owns the national record of 1:19:18, which was set in 2017 at the London World Athletics Championships. He finished fourth in that race. He is a four-time national champion.