Jamaican Campbell-Brown cleared by CAS, to compete in Sopot

Campbell-BrownVeronica Campbell-Brown was included in Jamaica‘s 23-member team for the IAAF World Indoor Championships on Tuesday, a day after being cleared of a doping violation by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

Campbell-Brown, the two-time defending 60 metres champion, and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce head Jamaica’s 12-strong women’s squad.

The twice Olympic 200 metres champion was suspended by her country’s national federation after she tested positive for the banned diuretic hydrochlorothiazide on May 4 at the Jamaica International Invitational World Challenge meet in Kingston.

She was provisionally suspended on June 18 by the Jamaican Athletics Administrative Association.

Nesta Carter, the 60 metres silver medallist from 2012, will lead the Jamaican men’s challenge in next month’s event in Poland.

Source: Reuters

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