Montsho surrenders fate to IAAF

Amantle Montsho
Amantle Montsho

Amantle Montsho has accepted the findings of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) after she tested positive for a banned substance in Glasgow which, effectively places her career in the hands of the International Associations of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

The former world champion faces a two year ban which, if effected will mean that she all, but calls time on her illustrious career. Montsho tested positive for a banned substance soon after the Glasgow Commonwealth Games on July 30 and was immediately banned. She requested for a B sample, which also came out positive. After deliberations, Montsho decided to accept the outcome and now her fate- and potentially her fate lies in the hands of IAAF.

The Botswana National Olympics Committee (BNOC) yesterday issued a press statement 

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