Top US lawyer says Montsho sanction harsh

Ban to harsh: A US sports lawyer argues Montsho's ban is too harsh
Ban to harsh: A US sports lawyer argues Montsho's ban is too harsh

A top United States based sports lawyer, Paul Greene has said the two-year suspension handed to former world 400m champion, Amantle Montsho for doping violation is too harsh.

The American who has represented top athletes, among others Jamaican sprint star, Asafa Powell, said Montsho deserved a lesser sentence.

“Yes, the judgment was excessively harsh in light of past cases decided by the Court of Arbitration for Sport involving similar circumstances,” he said in response to Mmegi Sport’s questionnaire.

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