Christian Coleman Ban Has Been Softened

Christian Coleman Ban Has Been Softened

Christian Coleman’s ban has been softened by The Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) confirms the ban substance ADRV (3 whereabouts failures in 12 months). The ban was initially slated for 24 months but has been reduced again to 18 months.

When the verdict came out Christian Coleman and his lawyers filed an appeal to overturn the whole decision.

The Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) also went through the case again and has now brought a final verdict. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has also issued its verdict in the appeal arbitration procedure between Christian Coleman and World Athletics relating to the decision issued by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). Christian Coleman the American Sprinter was expected all 24 months should be canceled off so that he can take part in the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Christian Coleman was one of the favorites athletes to win a medal in the 100m dash.  Christian Coleman’s ban has been Softened.

There were a lot of missed reactions from the fans and most are against the ban while some are saying is to serve as a warning for the upcoming athletes. Sports need to be clean and fair in all disciplines. The initial 24 months was too harsh as compared to the current verdict of 18 months.

Christian Coleman’s appeal was partially upheld and he will serve a reduced period from 24 months now to 18 months.

Read the full statement here.

This media release was published by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on 16 April 2021. Click here for the original.

By Sekyere Richard

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