Doping: No appeal against acquittal of Mamabolo

2013-05-24 00:00

THE South African Institute for Drug Free Sport (Saids) confirmed yesterday that it would not be appealing the acquittal of last year’s Comrades Marathon winner Ludwick Mamabolo.

Mamabolo had tested positive for the banned substance methylhexanamine, before an independent tribunal found that there were problems with the procedure carried out during the drug testsing process.

Saids said yesterday that they had opted against it after seeking legal advice. “The board has accepted the decision of the independent tribunal and has taken note of the areas where test procedures need to be strengthened,” said chairperson Victor Ramathesele.

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