The AIU, the independent body that manages all doping and non-doping integrity-related matters in athletics, took the step of releasing the details to protect track and field’s “integrity and reputation” and for increased “transparency”.
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Also among the 103 athletes listed, 85 of whom were world or Olympic medallists, were Kenya’s Asbel Kiprop, three-time world 1500m champion and also an Olympic gold medallist, and Russian high jumper Ivan Ukhov, who won gold at the 2012 London Games.
“Transparency and integrity go hand in hand,” said AIU chairperson David Howman.
“The Athletics Integrity Unit believes that the transparency measures unveiled today signal best practice in sport and will help instil greater public confidence in the integrity of athletics and the operations of the AIU.”
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