Olympics Games: Nigeria’s Regina George Readmitted After Dope Clearance

Olympics Games: Nigeria’s Regina George Readmitted After Dope Clearance

A female Nigerian athlete, Regine George, has been readmitted to contest in the Olympics Games.

Olympics Games: Nigeria’s Regina George Readmitted After Dope Clearance

She had been banned two weeks ago along with two other Nigerian athletes, Vivian Chukwuemeka and Lauretta Ozoh, after their blood samples tested positive to banned drugs.

Regina was cleared after she passed the mandatory second testin usrrey, United Kingdom and returned to the Games Village with Team Nigeria.

Ozoh and Chukwuemeka, however, failed the second test.

While Ozoh had been expected to compete in 100m, 200m and 4x100m, Chukwuemeka entered the games in the shot put category.

Both tainted athletes have been asked to leave the camp immediately.

Team Nigeria doctor, Dr. Kenneth Anugweje, confirmed the development to PUNCH on Monday night in Stratford, saying Regina was cleared after hearings by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Regina will compete in the 400m and 4x400m races.

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