Commonwealth Games 100m champ, Michelle-lee Ahye suspended for anti-doping violation

By September 12, 2019

Trinidad and Tobago’s 100m champion Michelle Lee Ahye is likely to miss the 2019 IAAF World Championships of Athletics later this month after she was put on a provisional suspension for a violation of the IAAF Anti-Doping Rules.

The athlete is being accused of flouting the IAAF’s Whereabouts Regulations.

Athletes are required to provide the full address of each location where they train, work or study as well as the time-frame for each activity.

They must also provide a detailed competition schedule for each quarter including the name and address of each location where they are scheduled to compete and the dates they are intending to compete at such locations.

While travelling, the athletes must as soon as possible inform the IAAF of their detailed competition schedule, including travel days, competition days and full details of any travel plans.

According to the IAAF’s Athletics Integrity Unit, the 2018 Commonwealth Games champion has been on suspension as at August 30.

Ahye’s suspension is a major blow to Trinidad and Tobago’s medal hopes at the World Championships that get underway on September 27.

Efforts to reach Ephraim Serette, President of TT”s National Association of Athletic Associations (NAAA) were unsuccessful. Several calls to his mobile phone went unanswered.

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