Suspended athlete's claim shocks doping agency

Over the coals: Tshireletso was suspended for a doping violation
Over the coals: Tshireletso was suspended for a doping violation

Confusion surrounds local long jumper Thalosang Tshireletso's doping case. Tshireletso was suspended last year for violating anti-doping rules.

There was no time limit set for the suspension. This week Tshireletso told Mmegi Sport that he has completed his suspension and is back in training.

“I am complying and I accept where I did not meet the requirements. The problem was Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE). I take all responsibility, I should have known about it,” he said.

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